DePaul Cristo Rey Seniors Achieve 100% College Acceptance – Six years in a row
DePaul Cristo Rey’s Class of 2020 has achieved 100 percent college acceptance. For the sixth year in a row, every senior has been accepted to college.
At a surprise, schoolwide celebration on February 13, school leaders praised the seniors for their achievements and perseverance. In addition to 100 percent success getting into four-year colleges, this class has, so far:
• Completed over 1,400 college applications
• Earned acceptance to 510 four-year colleges and universities
• Earned $9.5 million so far in merit- and academic-based scholarships.
And graduation is still more than three months away! There are 65 seniors in the Class of 2020.
DePaul Cristo Rey, sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, offers a nationally recognized, dual-focus education model to students whose families need significant financial assistance to afford a private, college preparatory program. This education model, not available at any other local high school, partners challenging college preparatory academics with a Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP). It is one of 37 Catholic high schools in the nationwide Cristo Rey Network® which serves 13,000 young people.