Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School

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Mission, Vision

Our Mission: Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan 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.


Our Vision: The Cristo Rey Network strives to become one of the finest educational networks in the country demonstrating measurable impact in the crucial national imperative of launching low-income youth to and through college and into lives of productivity, meaning and consequence.


A Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School Graduate

A Cristo Rey Baton Rouge graduate is academically, spiritually, and emotionally prepared to face his challenging college courses with confidence and determination to succeed.  He has the skills to be self-sufficient and responsible in college and beyond, unbound by external limitations.  He knows he is loved by his Cristo Rey family and has faith that God has a purpose for his life.  He treats others with respect and has a well-formed conscience to help him act with integrity.  He is rooted in the Cristo Rey community but is ready to stretch his wings and persevere through college and the next journeys in life.  He is eager to succeed in school and career so that he can make a positive contribution in service back to his community.