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President's Message

Welcome to Cristo Rey High School Sacramento. We are a Catholic, college preparatory school in the Mercy-Jesuit tradition and a member of the Cristo Rey Network, which includes 40+ schools across the country. We opened our doors in 2006. And, we stand on the shoulders of our religious co-sponsors, the Sisters of Mercy and the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), who for centuries have run schools around the world. Honoring this legacy, Cristo Rey Sacramento continues to form young minds and hearts so that we may encounter God, discover our purpose, and serve our communities generously. 

Our school is different. Our academics are rigorous and our co-curriculars robust. However, we are unique for our Work Study program, which allows us to cultivate resources that translate into the direct service of students and families from limited financial means. Through this program, our students gain real-world experiences as their horizons expand. Additionally, as they work in offices throughout greater Sacramento, their goodness and our mission touches the hearts of many well beyond our campus. We are profoundly grateful to our benefactors and Work Study partners who believe in the mission of Cristo Rey Sacramento.

Truly, there is so much for which to be grateful. We are grateful to our dedicated faculty and staff, who give of themselves day in and day out. As they teach, coach, guide, and support our students, they model what it means to be Men and Women for Others. We are grateful to the families who entrust us with their children. Their sacrifices and examples of love make clear that what we do is for the sake of our collective well-being. We are grateful to our students who proudly wear the name of Saint here at Cristo Rey. Their growth, courage, and faithfulness to our mission, affirms for all of us that God is hard at work here at Cristo Rey Sacramento.

If you would like to learn more about our mission and possible ways to contribute to it, to be a part of it, I invite you to be my guest on campus. Walking our halls and meeting our students, I have no doubt that you will see our mission is charged with the glory of God.  

¡Qué Viva Cristo Rey! Long Live Christ the King!

Fr. Christopher Calderón, S.J.