Why Cristo Rey?


Dear Prospective Students and Families,                                                  

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School community! We are pleased that you are considering applying to Cristo Rey Baton Rouge.

The application process starts on October 1, 2020 for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are accepting applications for students entering the 9th grade. A limited number of transfer spots will also be available for students entering the 10th and 11th grade.

Cristo Rey is an college preparatory, Catholic high school committed to academic excellence for students of all faiths and backgrounds. We are a part of the Cristo Rey Network, a group of 37 schools dedicated to providing a career focused, college preparatory education in the Catholic tradition for students with limited economic resources, uniquely integrating rigorous academic curricula with four years of professional work experience and support to and through college. We partner with educators, businesses and communities to enable students to fulfill their aspirations for a lifetime of success.

As part of our Corporate Work Study Program, our students work five full days per month, in a professional setting.  This innovative program provides valuable work experience as well as fund part of their tuition. Every activity at Cristo Rey Baton Rouge is done with the intention of shaping our students into “men and women of faith, purpose, and service.”

Cristo Rey Baton Rouge offers the lowest private high school tuition available in Baton Rouge.  Please click here to learn more about our tuition and fees.  Cristo Rey Baton Rouge also offers financial aid to qualifying students and their families.

We are welcoming students and families back to campus this fall!  Please click here to book a tour of campus with our admissions team.  If you have any questions or need any assistance whatsoever, please do not hesitate to reach out to me at any time.  

Viva Cristo Rey!

Erica Walker
Director of Admissions


Click here to start an application online! If assistance is needed please contact the Admission’s Office by calling 225-615-7479.


Nondiscriminatory Policy: Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, program and activities generally accorded or made available to the students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs.