Cristo Rey Miami High School is a Catholic learning community that educates young people of limited economic means to become men and women of faith, purpose and service.  Through a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, integrated with a relevant work study experience, students graduate ready to succeed in college and in life. 


  • The Cristo Rey Miami (CRM) Feasibility Study Committee was formed in the summer of 2017.
  • The Feasibility Study Committee secured approval from the Cristo Rey Network to open the school by accomplishing the following:
    • Secured 35 letters of intent from Corporate Partners for student jobs
    • Raised $2.5 million in private philanthropy plus capital and operating expenses
    • Surveyed the community – 300 potential students
  • CRM is a private, independent Catholic high school accredited by Cognia, formerly known as Advanced Ed.
  • CRM follows a proven, revolutionary model of a college-preparatory high school curriculum accessible to those from the most economically challenged families in Miami.
  • Opened to Founding Class: July 2022
    • 70 ninth-grade students
    • Anticipated growth to ~425 students by 2025
  • Admissions
    • Applications are currently being accepted
    • Bilingual assistance will be available for families throughout the admissions process.
  • Tuition
    • Based on each family's ability to pay.
    • 50% of tuition is earned by each student through the Corporate Work Study Program
    • 30-40% of tuition is covered through one of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarships
  • Corporate Work Study Program
    • Students work in a corporate environment one day per week to earn a majority of their tuition and gain valuable experience for life after college.
    • Students are transported to and from their work sites.
    • Students must attend a 2-3 week Summer Success Institute, a job training/school prep program.
  • Faith-based
    • Endorsed by Cristo Rey Institute. 
    • Theology education is included in the curriculum, with students of ALL faiths welcome.