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Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

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Application Process

Complete this checklist for admission below.
STUDENTS follow steps 1-5.
PARENTS follow steps 6-7. 


STEP ONE: Create an Account

After creating an account, please follow STEPS 2 through 7 to complete your application. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the admissions committee.

STEP TWO: Typed 400 Word Essay
Describe yourself, what are your plans for the future and how Cristo Rey will help you achieve your goals. Write your essay here.
STEP THREE: Personal Video
Each applicant must submit a 1 to 5-minute personal video. Access instructions here.
STEP FOUR: Three Teacher Recommendations
Please request your teacher recommendations through the submission page of your online application. Please DO NOT create a new account. The recommendations should be from your 8th grade English/Language Arts teacher, 8th grade Math teacher, and a Community Leader such as Priest, Pastor, Coach, other teacher that can attest to your character and leadership skills. Request recommendations here.
STEP FIVE: Entrance Exam
Contact the Admission office to make an appointment
Call 612-545-9736 or email [email protected]
STEP SIX: Parent Release Information
Cristo Rey will send the signed Request for Records form to your 8th / 7th grades school(s)to obtain Transcripts, Test scores, Immunization Records and Attendance.
Download form here. (Please email signed form to [email protected])
STEP SEVEN:  Financial Aid application
All Cristo Rey applicants are required to submit a Financial Aid application to determine tuition and eligibility. Please accompany this form with the following documentation from all adults living in the household.
• 2021 or 2022 W2s
• 2021 or 2022 1040s
• 2021 or 2022 – two paystubs per adult working and living in the same household.
• Applicant’s Birth Certificate (Students must be 14 years old by September 1st of their freshmen year)
• Other source of income such as SSI, State assistance, retirement benefits, etc.
Submit Financial Aid application to [email protected] or by mailing to:
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School
Admissions Department
2924 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
If you have any questions, please contact
Maricela Dale at 612-545-9736 or Myriam Vigil at 612-545-9704.