College Success

College Enrollment Rates

For the classes of 2008-2014, 88% percent of Cristo Rey graduates enrolled in college, which is 1.3x the rate low-income high school graduates (64%) and more than the total high-income population (81%).

Bachelor's Degree Attainment Rates

For the classes of 2008-2010, Cristo Rey graduates completed Bachelor’s degrees (34%) at 2.5 times the rate of high school graduates from low-income families nationwide (15%). For the class of 2020, we have an ambitious 70% six-year college completion rate at a four-year institution—comparable to expected graduation rates for children from high-income families.

Sources: Cristo Rey Network Class of 2008, Class of 2009, and Class of 2010 Data from the National Student Clearinghouse; Low-Income and High-Income populations based on Cristo Rey Network calculations of data from Postsecondary Education Opportunity, January 2012 and September 2014 publications from Postsecondary.org of the Pell Institute; National Average and National Black & Hispanic Average from the 2013 American Community Survey, US Census

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