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Cristo Rey Network

Cristo Rey Miami High School is a part of the largest network of Catholic high schools in the country that exclusively serve low-income youth.  As a part of the Cristo Rey Network, Cristo Rey schools adhere to a set of Mission Effectiveness Standards to protect the integrity of the model and articulate the shared mission. As a member of the Cristo Rey Network, Cristo Rey Miami High School:
  • Is explicitly Catholic in mission and enjoys Church approval.
  • Serves only economically disadvantaged students. The school is open to students of various faiths and cultures.
  • Is family centered and plays an active role in the local community.
  • Shall prepare all of its students to enter and graduate from college.
  • Requires participation by all students in the work-study program. All students must be 14 years by September 1st.
  • Integrates the learning present in its work program, classroom, and extracurricular experiences for the fullest benefit of its student workers.
  • Has an effective administrative and board structure as well as complies with all applicable state and federal laws.
  • Is financially sound and at full enrollment the school is primarily dependent on revenue from the work-study program to meet operating expenses. In addition, the school maintains a comprehensive advancement program to ensure financial stability.
  • Supports its graduates' efforts to obtain a college degree.
  • Is an active participant in the collaboration, support, and development of the Cristo Rey Network.