Application Process

* We are no longer accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year. We will open admissions in September for the 2022-2023 academic year. 


Cristo Rey High School accepts applications for freshmen, sophomore, and junior students. In order for your application to be processed, it must include the following:


 A complete application consists of:

  • Students entering 9th grade will need to provide 6th, 7th, and 8th-grade report cards (Transferring students: Please include current transcripts.)
  • Three recommendation forms
    • Principal/Counselor, Math Teacher, and Language Arts Teacher
  • Sign up for Cristo Rey High School Placement Test and Interview
  • Be at least 14 years old by September 1st.                                                                                              (Late Sept./Oct./ Nov. Students will be placed on a waiting list)
  • Applicant’s birth certificate
  • Applicant’s immunization records.
  • Upload a picture
  • Submit an essay
  • Financial Aid Form completed, with a copy of last year’s tax returns and W2’s and/or income information.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $20 should accompany the application form.


Please feel free to contact Karla Barbosa, Enrollment Director, with any questions or for more information at or (916) 400-3478.


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