At the invitation of Mary Ellen Stanek of Baird Advisors, board members, corporate partners, community members, faculty and students gathered for a report to the community regarding Cristo Rey Jesuit High School’s progress since its 2015 inaugural school year. The Milwaukee Business Journal provided coverage of the event which included the following highlights:
SUMMARY: CRISTO REY JESUIT MILWAUKEE 2018 OUTCOMES AND IMPACT DATA
Cristo Rey Jesuit Milwaukee is poised to be one of four Cristo Rey Network schools to reach an enrollment of 400 students in the first four years of operation. Other schools include San Jose, Atlanta, and Philadelphia.
- Academic Achievement
The founding class, now rising seniors, took the ACT test for the first time in school history this past Spring 2018, achieving an average composite score that exceeded the Cristo Rey Network average, as well as the average for their peers participating in Milwaukee Parental Choice and MPS. Cristo Rey Jesuit Milwaukee is proud of this first-time achievement and will strive to reach beyond 20 next year.
- Community Partnership
Cristo Rey Jesuit Milwaukee has grown from 22 founding work study partners to nearly 80, demonstrating the greater Milwaukee business community’s commitment to the transformational nature of this innovative education model for students and organizations alike.
- Financial Sustainability
The Corporate Work Study Program, the Parental Choice program and modest, targeted fundraising for annual operations position Cristo Rey Jesuit Milwaukee to be a high school of choice for families of limited financial means now and well into the future.
- New School Site – 1818 W. National Avenue
There is excitement on the horizon with the upcoming graduation of the founding class in May 2019 and plans for Cristo Rey Jesuit Milwaukee’s future home in the Clarke Square neighborhood.