Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 547 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
547 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
25 students
Number of AP Courses
7 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP English Literature, AP Language & Composition, AP U.S. Government, AP U.S. History
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
The maximum family contribution is $2500. Family contribution is based on income. Call admissions office to discuss.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Evelin Roman
Admissions Associate
Tasha Rivera



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
19 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Anime Club, Balloon Club, Black Student Union, Debate Team, Drama Club, Future Business Leaders of America, Honor Society, LatinX Student Organization, Prom Committee, Robotics Team, Sewing Club, Slam Poetry Club, Speak Out!, Student Ambassadors, Student Government Association, The Tiger Woods Learning Center, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Choir

School Notes

  • A Cristo Rey student receives: a top quality, college preparatory education, experience in professional work settings, affordable access to college, and support through college graduation.
  • Through the Work-Study Program, every student works five days per month in leading Philadelphia professional organizations, offsetting the majority of the cost of their education and gaining real work experience.
  • The wages students earn in the Work-Study Program combined with the funds donated by generous benefactors make Cristo Rey Philadelphia affordable to families. The average family contribution $120 per month. 
  • We believe education is the key to unlocking a person's God-given potential, and all students, regardless of the family's income, should have access to high-quality education.
  • Cristo Rey Philadelphia has a 100% college acceptance rate and approx. 82% of Cristo Rey graduates are persisting in college.

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 547 students
  • Average class size: 25 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $8,601 for elementary schools and $14,040 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 68% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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