Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School

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Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School.
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Address
710 East 37th Street
New York City (East Flatbush, Brooklyn),
New York
11203, USA
Coordinates 40°40′52″N 73°54′23″W / 40.68111°N 73.90639°W / 40.68111; -73.90639Coordinates: 40°40′52″N 73°54′23″W / 40.68111°N 73.90639°W / 40.68111; -73.90639
Information
Type Catholic, Mercy Sisters
Established 2008
Chairperson Robert B. Catell
Director William Henson, President
Principal Joseph Dugan
Grades 9-12
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 240
Average class size 20
Mascot Panther
Newspaper [1]
Tuition based on family income
Affiliation Cristo Rey Network
Admissions Luis Posada
Work Study Eleanor Nordholm
Athletics Matthew Kenny
Website

Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Brooklyn, New York. The school opened in August 2008 with an initial freshman class of 43 students, and operates within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. In 2013 it moved to more spacious quarters in the East Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn.

History[edit]

The school opened on the site of the former Our Lady of Lourdes Elementary School, which closed in June 2005.[1] Lourdes Academy opened in August 2008 and graduated its first class in 2012. In July 2011, Lourdes Academy had been renamed Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School. It is part of the Cristo Rey Network of high schools nationwide, the original being Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago.

In 2013 Cristo Rey Brooklyn moved to the premises of the former Catherine McAuley High School in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. In also partnered with Boys Hope Girls Hope New York to provide boarding facilities for 50 girls in the former convent on the premises, from Sunday through Friday each week.[2]

Activities[edit]

Sports sponsored by the school:

Activities sponsored by the school include:

In 2016, twelve students participated in the third annual service trip, this year to Nicaragua. raising funds for the trip through various fundraisers and through the organization Courts for Kids.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RCDB. "Brooklyn's Lourdes Academy First Cristo Rey School Here". Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn. Archived from the original on April 16, 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-22. 
  2. ^ "Boys Hope Girls Hope". Cristo Rey Brooklyn. Retrieved 2018-01-05. 
  3. ^ "Athletics". Cristo Rey Brooklyn. Retrieved 2018-01-05. 
  4. ^ "Student Enrichment". Cristo Rey Brooklyn. Retrieved 2018-01-05. 
  5. ^ "Home - Courts for Kids". Courts for Kids. Retrieved 2018-01-05. 
  6. ^ "Nicaragua Service Trip 2016 Reflections". Cristo Rey Brooklyn. Retrieved 2018-01-05. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Kearney, G. R. More Than a Dream: The Cristo Rey Story: How One School's Vision Is Changing the World. Chicago, Ill: Loyola Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-82-942576-5

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