Why Cristo Rey San Diego?

Cristo Rey San Diego High School provides an education and transformational opportunities that will change the trajectory of students’ lives.


Our students receive a private, college preparatory education made possible through our unique Corporate Work Study Program. Students earn their way to success by working five days a month at one of our corporate work-study partners.


Cristo Rey offers challenging coursework that prepares students for college including the AP Capstone Diploma. Our students are also encouraged to participate in student led clubs and CIF sports. We offer cross country, girls volleyball, flag football, cheerleading, basketball, soccer, baseball, and boys volleyball. Some of the student-led extracurricular clubs include robotics, chess, music, art, dance, ASB and yearbook. Our dances are epic and our pep rallies are loud. Don’t miss your opportunity.


Cristo Rey strives to enhance our students’ potential, self-worth and awareness of their rightful place in this world.

A Cristo Rey Student receives

  • A top quality, college preparatory education
  • A community that is invested in their growth and success
  • Relevant career experience in professional work settings
  • Counseling services
  • Affordable access to college
  • Support through college graduation
  • Access to athletic teams, academic clubs and extracurricular activities
  • Opportunities to grow in their faith and service to others

All at an affordable cost! The average family contribution is $850 a year.

Contribution is assessed based on each family’s need. No student is denied admission due to an inability to pay.


Interest Form

We invite you to learn more about Cristo Rey San Diego High School by filling out our interest form below. After submission, a member of the Admissions Office will be in contact with you. Please note – this is not the application! (If you are ready to apply, please see our eligibility requirements, listed under “Step 1 – Eligibility.” ) Applications will be open on September 1st.