Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School

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How to Apply

Please carefully read ALL information below prior to applying.

November 1 - December 1, 2017: Priority admissions begins

December 16, 2017: Admissions Testing will be administered. 

Student and parent interviews will be individually scheduled. 

January 31, 2018: Priority admissions decision letters mailed. 

December 2, 2017 - February 9, 2018: Second-round admissions

February 17, 2018: 2nd round admissions testing

March 9, 2018: 2nd round decision letters mailed. 

Applications received after February 9th will be considered on a space available basis for Late Admission. All supporting documents from the student’s current school must be received before an interview can be scheduled. 

Our office hours are below, and we have a bilingual staff member to help you through the Application Process:
Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Fridays, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Step 1 – Complete Online Application

Step 2 – Submit Family Documents to Cristo Rey:

    • Signed and completed application
    • Completed Financial Aid application
    • Most current W-2 and/or 1099 of each adult in household
    • Most current 1040 Income Tax Return of each adult in household
    • If applicable, copy of documentation for additional forms of income: Social Security Income, Welfare/TANF, Child Suport, Food Stamps, Worker’s Compensation, Pension Income, Disability Income, Student Loans or Grants Received, Housing Assistance
  • Original government-issued proof of age of student (birth certificate)
  • Original social security card (must be submitted after acceptance to Cristo Rey for the Corporate Work Study Program I-9 documentation) 
  • Student photo
  • Most recent report card

All of the above documents must be submitted with the application in order to continue the admissions process.

Step 3 – Submit to Current School

  • Signed Request for Records
  • Signed English Teacher Recommendation Form
  • Signed Math Teacher Recommendation Form

NOTE: All evaluation forms must be completed by a teacher or academic staff. If a student is homeschooled, the student must provide recommendation forms from adults who can attest to the student’s academic performance and behavior. Parents or guardians cannot complete the evaluation forms.)

Step 4 – Interview

  • Once Step 2 and Step 3 have been received by the Admission’s Office, an interview will be scheduled for the student and parent/guardian(s).

Step 5 – Admission’s Decision Letters Mailed

Step 6 – Entrance Exam

Students who have been accepted will be scheduled by the Admission’s Office to take an Entrance Exam.


All forms and other required documents should be mailed to:

Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School
Admissions Office
PO Box 53490
Baton Rouge, LA 70892

If you have any questions or need help completing the forms, please contact the Admission’s Office (225) 615-7479, or email

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.