Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School

Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School offers a rigorous college prep education available to students from low-income families in the Houston area.

Under the leadership of the late Father TJ Martinez, SJ, Cristo Rey opened its doors in August 2009. The Kinder Foundation made a $1 million pledge in December 2009 to Cristo Rey Jesuit, serving as the lead grant in the school’s campaign to raise $25 million. In December 2016, the foundation granted $500,000 toward the school’s newly-established endowment to help Cristo Rey Jesuit begin to fund, in perpetuity, 30% of the student scholarships given annually. In January 2024, Kinder Foundation granted Cristo Rey Jesuit $750,000 to be used toward their postsecondary education programs between 2024-2028.

As of 2018, the school has 500+ students, 450+alumni, and 150+ corporate partners.