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Give Birmingham: Holy Family Cristo Rey

Holy Family Cristo Rey is a member of the Cristo Rey Network of high schools, comprised of 38 schools nationwide, delivering a career focused, college preparatory education in the Catholic tradition for students with limited economic resources, uniquely integrating rigorous academic curricula with four years of professional work experience and support to and through college. We partner with educators, businesses, and communities to enable students to fulfill their aspirations for a lifetime of success. The Cristo Rey movement empowers students to fulfill their life’s dreams.


• Students earn a portion of their tuition by working one day per week during the academic school year, for four years

• Students graduate high school with a full resume, and over 1,400 hours of work force experience

• All students receive resources to persist and graduate college, including access to 70-plus university partners who are committed to supporting students through degree attainment.   

• Students who graduate from Cristo Rey schools enroll in college at rates exceeding total enrollment for both the high and low income populations

• Students who graduate from Cristo Rey schools go on to earn Bachelor’s degrees within 6 years at rates over 2x higher than their demographic peers.


Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School (HFCR) in Birmingham, Alabama integrates college preparatory academics and a corporate work study program to empower students from economically challenged communities to graduate high school prepared to persist in college and flourish in life.

1832 Center Way S, Birmingham, AL 35205

(205) 787-9937 •

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