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Cristo Rey offers new high school choice for Richmond students in need

"The choice ic clear. With Cristo Rey now a viable alternative for students from limited-income families, Richmond's educational outcomes are about to change for the better."

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Will serve students from economically disadvantaged families

"In the heart of Catholic Schools Week, the Diocese of Richmond learned it it getting another Catholic school. Come August 2019, Richmond will open Cristo Rey High School - the 36th in the Cristo Rey Network and the first in the diocese since St. John NeumannAcademy, Blacksburg, opened in 2003." 

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Catholic school taking over former Benedictine building


"A new local private school will pick up in the Museum District where another left off several years ago. Cristo Rey Richmond High School will open in 2019 in the former Benedictine College Preparatory School at 304 N. Sheppard St."


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Cristo Rey: The school that works - literally

Dec 17, 2016 by Alexa Quinn 
"Imagine a high school where students attend classes only four days a week. Could such a place prepare graduates for college? A new private preparatory school initiative in town says yes."

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New Catholic high school planned for Richmond in fall 2018

Dec 11, 2016 by Louis Llovio
"In 1996, Jesuit leaders in Chicago looking to help the city's Hispanic community opened Cristo Rey Jesuit High School, a school that took an innovative approach to parochial education for low-income urban youth by combining school and employment. The model worked so well that 20 years later, Cristo Rey has become a network of 32 schools in 21 states."

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Private school serving low-income youth targets Richmond

May 17, 2016 by Tracey Smith 
"RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- A private catholic school aimed at serving low-income families is looking to move to Richmond. Right now, the Cristo Rey Network is conducting a feasibility study on community interest. Study Chairman Alexa Quinn said Cristo Rey schools offer something that no one else can."