Cristo Rey Kansas City High School

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Cristo Rey Kansas City High School
Address
211 West Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, Missouri, (Jackson County), 64111
United States
Coordinates 39°4′2″N 94°35′20″W / 39.06722°N 94.58889°W / 39.06722; -94.58889Coordinates: 39°4′2″N 94°35′20″W / 39.06722°N 94.58889°W / 39.06722; -94.58889
Information
Type Private, Coeducational
Motto Look forward to the good that is yet to be.
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic,
Sisters of Charity
Established 2006
President Kathleen Hanlon, PhD
Principal Mary Kallman
Vice Principal Michael Padow, Marianne Hughes
Chaplain Gary Kruger
Teaching staff 26
Grades 912
Enrollment 350 (2012-13)
Average class size 20
Education system Cristo Rey Network
Hours in school day 8
Color(s) Purple and Gold         
Slogan A School That Works!
Athletics Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track, Volleyball
Athletics conference Great Plains
Mascot Puma
Accreditation North Central Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Tuition Based on family ability to pay.
Affiliation Cristo Rey Network
Admissions Director Marcela Lopez
Athletic Director JaJuan Turner
Website

Cristo Rey Kansas City High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Kansas City, Missouri. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-Saint Joseph.

Background[edit]

Cristo Rey Kansas City was established in 2006. The school is part of the Cristo Rey Network of high schools, the original being Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago.[2] In 2010, Cristo Rey graduated its first class. In that year and in subsequent years, 100% of its graduates were accepted to college.

Book about the Cristo Rey Model[edit]

In January 2008, Loyola Press published More than A Dream: How One School's Vision is Changing the World (More than a Dream official site). The book, authored by G.R. Kearney, a writer and former volunteer teacher at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago, documents the unlikely development of the Cristo Rey model and its remarkable success throughout the United States.

References[edit]

  1. ^ NCA-CASI. "NCA-Council on Accreditation and School Improvement". Retrieved 2009-06-23. [dead link]
  2. ^ CRKCHS. "Mission of Cristo Rey Kansas City". Retrieved 2007-05-11. 

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