Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School in Birmingham, Alabama combines academic rigor and a corporate work-study program to empower students from economically challenged families to graduate high school prepared to persist in college and flourish in life.
Learn About Our Innovative Educational Model
Holy Family Cristo Rey High School uses the innovative and effective Cristo Rey Network model of education to bridge educational and economic divides, transforming Birmingham one student at a time.
Contact us to learn how you can participate in reversing expectation and transform the lives of students, families, and our communities.
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Hear WBHM's Recent Story About Our School
The words "Ensley" and "success" don't often appear together in local media reports. But tucked among vacant buildings and weedy lots a few feet from an interstate, there's a high school that takes disadvantaged kids from all over Greater Birmingham, and it has a college acceptance rate most schools would envy. WBHM education reporter Dan Carsen talks with the people making it happen to find out how this school works.
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