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Cristo Rey Jesuit High School

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Application Process

Follow this checklist to complete your application for admission.
STEP ONE: Apply online here
*After submitting your online application, you will receive a confirming email with links to additional required application steps.
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: 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

STEP FIVE:  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 SIX: Entrance Exam
Each applicant must complete an academic assessment as part of the application process. Assessment day is January 23, 2021 at 9:00 AM. Limited make-up test days will be offered. Call 612-545-9736 or email if you have any questions. This year the entrance exam will be given virtually to ensure student and proctor safety.
All students MUST schedule themselves in order to participate. Schedule your entrance exam here!
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.
• 2020 W2s
• 2020 1040s
• 2021 – two paystubs
• 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
Submit Financial Aid application to 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.