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Cristo Rey Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

Location211 W Linwood Blvd
MissionCristo Rey Kansas City breaks the cycle of poverty through education and student work experience. By providing a Catholic, college prep education enhanced by work experiences, the path is clear for each student: diploma, degree and career. Students reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the metro area and live in households with annual incomes of $32,000. Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, programs build upon the the sisters' more than 150 years experience in education. With its first class of graduates in 2010 and in each successive year, 100% of graduates have been accepted to college. Currently, 62% of alumni have graduated from college or are persisting to college graduation. National studies confirm that just 9-14% low income students achieve college graduation.