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Eligibility for Admission

Cristo Rey Kansas City provides an education that you will find nowhere else!  We want you to be part of #PUMANation and sport our #PUMAPride.

We understand that the decision on where to continue your education is a major decision that will have a life changing effect on both the student and their family.  Cristo Rey Kansas City's High School Admissions Department is here to assist you in that decision by providing tours, scheduling school visits and being a resource to answer your questions as you navigate this process. 

Our dedicated admissions team is here to assist you and your family with your application process. Please take a moment to read through the Admissions Process and Requirements below. 

Who is eligible to attend?

  • Age: Students must be 14 years old by September 1, 2024

  • Financial: Cristo Rey Kansas City exclusively serves students who desire a college prep education but could not otherwise afford to attend a private high school. Demonstrated financial need is a requirement for admission and is evaluated on a case-by-case basis through the financial qualification process. 

  • Academics: Students must have at least average grades and attendance and they also must be willing to work hard to meet the high academic expectations and the work obligations of the school.

  • Employability: Students must possess the maturity and work ethic necessary to be successful working with adults in an office environment. All students must be authorized to work in the United States by the first day of the work study program. All students must be willing to comply with the requirements of our work partners to include additional vaccinations such as Flu Shots, TB Testing, and also be willing to undergo a background check and drug screening if necessary.