We are excited about your interest in becoming a member of the Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Community! 

We are one of 39 schools in the Cristo Rey Network, and 100 % of our graduates are accepted into college. As a career-focused, college preparatory high school, we are the only high school in Wisconsin that offers the Corporate Work Study Program as part of its curriculum for every student. Four days a week, our students take college prep classes that prepare them to be accepted into colleges and universities across the country. Then, one day a week, our students go to work at companies of all sizes and learn first-hand about the professional sector and the exciting career opportunities that await them.

Our rising freshman application for the 2023-2024 school year is NOW OPEN. Start your application today by clicking the yellow button below. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me at 414.436.4600 ext. 2117 or email me at I look forward to meeting you! 

María Hansen

Maria Hansen
Director of Admissions

2023- 2024 Admissions Timeline and Deadlines for the Class of 2028:

Important dates (mark your calendar) 

  • Agosto 28 – Online application goes live for 8th graders only
  • Octubre 22 – Open House 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Noviembre 6 – Priority deadline
  • Noviembre & Diciembre – Interviews scheduled by the admissions office (only for completed and verified applications)
  • Diciembre – Communicate admissions decision to families
  • Enero – Schedule Choice Appointment
  • Febrero – Choice Applications / Random Selection Lottery

Begin your admissions application.


Apply For Admissions

Thank you for your interest in applying to become part of our school! Below you will find details about the application process. If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our Admissions department at [email protected] or 414-436-4600.

At Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, we consider a variety of factors in our incoming freshman students. You can be a successful student at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School if you demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Motivation and maturity
  • Openness to religious values and spiritual growth
  • Passing grades for current grade level
  • Good discipline and attendance record
  • Employability: be 14 years old by Septiembre 1st and legally authorized to work in the United States

We assist students who meet the eligibility requirements for the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program and the Wisconsin Parental Choice program.

  • Milwaukee Parental Choice Program: For a student to be eligible, he/she must reside in the City of Milwaukee and qualify financially.
  • Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (statewide): For a student to be eligible, he/she must qualify financially and not be assigned to Milwaukee Public Schools or Racine Unified school districts.

For questions or to begin the application process, please contact the Admissions Office at 414-436-4600 or [email protected].

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