College Ready

“I admire all the Cristo Rey students who do all of their schoolwork to keep their grades up.” –Chris Call, Science teacher

Work Prepared

I support CRSM because it works. Supervisors report students are professional, serious and focused.” –Terry Brady, President, Underwriters Laboratories

Committed to Faith and Justice

“This school changed my life. I want to give back.”- Dulce Zarinana, CRSM ’16,  DePaul University graduate student, Jesuit Volunteer Corps immigration legal advocate 

Who
we are

Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep, a Catholic learning community, empowers young people of limited economic means to become men and women of faith, purpose and service. Through a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, integrated with a relevant work study experience, students graduate ready to succeed in college and in life.

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Current Students

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acceptance to bachelor’s programs

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Admissions

Thank you for considering us! We are an affordable, safe, co-educational, Catholic high school committed to academic excellence for students of limited economic means in the greater Waukegan and North Chicago area.

Thank you for considering us! We are an affordable, safe, co-educational, Catholic high school committed to academic excellence for students of limited economic means in the greater Waukegan and North Chicago area.

Academics

In and out of the classroom, we are committed to students getting to and through college. For five consecutive years, CRSM has been named by the Wall Street Journal as one of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools.”

Work Study

We are preparing students for the future workforce while they work to cover educational costs. Our business partners span industries including financial services, engineering, architecture, law, education and nonprofit organizations.

Student Life

From soccer and volleyball to theater and volunteering to feed and clothe the homeless, we offer a variety of ways for students to get involved.

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