Cristo Rey Orlando High School

🏫Cristo Rey Orlando- “A School That Works” Building the kingdom of God by building up our students.

We are Cristo Rey Orlando, a high school in Orlando, FL opening August of 2025. Although this will be the first school of its kind for our community, there are 38 other Cristo Rey High Schools around the country. The Cristo Rey Network of high schools delivers a career focused, college preparatory education in the Catholic tradition for students with limited economic resources, uniquely integratin

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🌟 Exciting News 🌟
Dear Cristo Rey Orlando Community,
We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our family! 🎉 Join us in welcoming Brianna Brokaw as the Founding Director of Recruitment and Enrollment. Brianna assumes the pivotal role of ushering in Cristo Rey Orlando’s inaugural class of 2029. Drawing from her experience at Cristo Rey Tampa, where she served as the Director of Admissions and Recruitment for the past 4 years, Brianna brings a proven track record of success. Read more about Brianna here:

Photos from Cristo Rey Orlando High School's post 05/16/2024

🏆Recently, we had the honor of hosting the Caneza family for a special tour of our school! Their incredible $1.2 million investment has left a lasting mark as they've named our cafeteria after their cherished patriarch, Andy Caneza, affectionately known as “Pops." Andy's legacy of faith, education, and kindness lives on through this heartfelt tribute. Thank you, Caneza family, for your generosity and for securing such a remarkable legacy in our community!
Learn more here:

Photos from Cristo Rey Orlando High School's post 05/07/2024

✨Transforming Generosity✨

💛💙With profound gratitude, we're thrilled to share some exciting news! Thanks to the generosity of Mary Pat Burke and her family's extraordinary $5 million investment, we are propelled toward realizing our vision of a Health and Wellness center on our campus. This transformative gift not only accelerates our progress but also honors the memory of Kenneth Burke, a beloved figure in our community. The Burke Family Sports and Performance Pavilion will stand as a testament to Ken's passion for education and sports, particularly basketball, forever etching his legacy into our institution. The center will feature a state-of-the-art gymnasium, a health clinic with dental chairs, medical suites, and a laundromat which will serve our students and their families. Thanks to the Burke family and all of our generous benefactors - together, we are transforming generations!


⭐️What an awesome collaboration between Frontline Innovation Studios and CRO to unlock the genius within!


💙💛 Thank you Fr. Chau and the community of Giáo Xứ Thánh Philipphê Phan Văn Minh | St. Philip Phan Van Minh Vietnamese Catholic Church for welcoming Cristo Rey Orlando and Founding Board Member, Russ Allinson. We are excited to welcome your students and families into our CRO family!


💙💛Thanks to Officer Smith for helping Cristo Rey Orlando develop safe hiring procedures and background checks for all our employees and volunteers!


| A special thanks to all who joined us for a memorable afternoon. Together, we are transforming generations!

Photos from Cristo Rey Orlando High School's post 04/03/2024

Cristo Rey Orlando was inspired at Frontline Innovation Studios as we toured their Innovation Studio. Here, students are exposed to cutting edge technology which "awakens the genius" within them. We look forward to partnering together to provide more opportunities to students as they dream and create. The Hope Church Orlando

Photos from Cristo Rey Orlando High School's post 04/01/2024

☀️🏫 Welcome Jeremy Williams and Maurice Bridge with Regions Bank to Cristo Rey Orlando. "We Make Life Better - Together."


🙏Happy Easter Sunday | “He is not here, for he has been raised just as he said.” Matthew 28:6


💛💙“God proves his love for us in that while we were still sinners Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8


Our Founding President and CEO, Amanda Livermore, delivered a presentation at the Symposium on Transforming Culture held at Benedictine College in Atchison, KS on March 16-17. As a Featured Presenter, Amanda's discourse centered on "Catholic Education at the Margins," emphasizing the mission of Cristo Rey Orlando High School and our innovative and distinctive methods aimed at serving the at-risk community in the Orlando area. ✨Congratulations, Amanda, on delivering a well-thought and inspiring vision promoting ongoing educational renewal!

Visiting Cristo Rey Miami | Journey To Opening Day 2025 | Cristo Rey Orlando 03/07/2024

🤫 This link is exclusive to our Facebook family only! Here is the highlight video of our recent visit to Cristo Rey Miami High School 😌 press play to check it out. 💛💙 Also subscribe to our channel to not miss any of our future videos.

Visiting Cristo Rey Miami | Journey To Opening Day 2025 | Cristo Rey Orlando We loved visiting Cristo Rey Miami High School! One of the highlights for us was visiting with the students and getting to know what they love about their sc...


😊Facebook family! Here is a snapshot taken after a firsthand tour of our campus in progress with our founding principal. We are so excited for the journey ahead!


🌟 Exciting Announcement 🌟
Dear Cristo Rey Orlando Community,
We are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our family! 🎉 Join us in welcoming Johana Santiago-Puckering as the incoming Founding Principal of Cristo Rey Orlando High School.
After an extensive nationwide search, we are filled with gratitude and excitement to have Mrs. Santiago leading our students towards academic excellence infused with faith. When our doors open in the fall of 2025, Mrs. Santiago will guide our community with her passion for innovation and building strong connections.
Let's embark on this journey together as we pave the way for a bright future at Cristo Rey Orlando! Read more of the full announcement here: 🌟


🏆Known as Andy or “Pops” to most family and friends, Andrew Caneza was a man of faith and family. Over 50 years, Andy established a business that continued to grow into a coast-to-coast operation known today as Spice World. His family sees their philanthropic work as a continuation of Pops’ memory, serving non-profits, seeking to give back to the community. It is in his memory that the family foundation generously pledged a $1.2 million gift to Cristo Rey Orlando High School. Please join us in thanking the Caneza Family for their generous contribution to Cristo Rey Orlando – together, we are impacting generations! Read the full story here:


On this Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day, let ashes mark our heads and love mark our hearts. With Jesus as our guide, let's live lives filled with sacrificial love and
compassion. 💛💙


📰 The most recent survey by The Catholic Herald highlights the ongoing impact of lay stewardship on the realms of politics and education in the United States. Congratulations to our Board Chairman, William Orosz, who earned a place among the top 300 influential leaders in Business and Philanthropy. Thank you, Bill, for your exemplary leadership and dedication to investing in Cristo Rey Orlando High School! Read more here:


Chris Gardner, President of Condev, came to visit - we are thrilled that our students will work with him and his team in 2025! They are truly living as their website says: "Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can." — Unknown

Photos from Cristo Rey Orlando High School's post 02/01/2024

💛💙Cristo Rey Orlando is grateful for our Community Engagement Committee - helping introduce our mission to families around Metro Orlando.
Big thanks to our friends -
* Step Up for Students
* St. Andrew
* St. John Vianney
* St. Margaret Mary
For helping us tell the good news: that Cristo Rey is coming to Orlando in 2025!


⏳Counting down to the day we open our doors and welcome our inaugural freshman class in 2025! Ready to embark on this new journey of learning, growth, and endless possibilities! 🎓✨


💛💙 The journey to Cristo Rey Orlando 2025 continues, and we want to thank our Facebook family for the amazing growth so far. We are glad to be a part of this growing Orlando family.

🫶Our Mission
Cristo Rey Orlando High School is committed to providing a career-focused, college preparatory education rooted in the Catholic tradition to economically disadvantaged Central Florida students. We achieve this through a unique blend of quality education and a corporate work-study program. Our mission is to empower thousands of talented students from underserved communities, guiding them towards college acceptance, successful careers, and inspiring them to effect positive change in their communities.


We are thrilled that our paths have crossed, and we’re excited for the opportunity to impact entire families through a strategic partnership. Thank you Cristo Rey Orlando High School for the tour – your visionary approach to driving change is truly inspiring!


Today, we honor and remember the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King jr. His Leadership, commitment to service, and vision of hope are an inspiration. 💛💙

Photos from Cristo Rey Orlando High School's post 12/29/2023

The Collage Companies hosted their annual "Party with a Purpose" and awarded Cristo Rey Orlando $10,000 and an amazing Laughing Jesus painting created the evening of their event. We can't wait to display this artwork in a space on campus where students will see the smile on His face and know that Jesus delights in them. Collage also recognized Tom Chandler, our esteemed board member, chairman of our Corporate Work Study committee, and friend. Read more here:


💜 This holiday season, nurture a passion for learning among Cristo Rey Orlando High School students with your generous gift. Every $500 donation directly contributes to providing them with top-notch educational resources. Your support helps us acquire essential learning tools like books, cutting-edge technology, interactive smart boards, and vital STEM materials. Together, we can instill a lifelong love of learning in our students. Make a gift here:

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⏳Counting down to the day we open our doors and welcome our inaugural freshman class in 2025! Ready to embark on this ne...
🎄🎁 Cristo Rey Orlando, where gifts are shared, and gifts are discovered! Feliz Navidad, Merry Christmas, and a Joyeux No...
🍁🏫 We have so much to be thankful for! As we reflect on this Thanksgiving season we want to say thank you to everyone wh...
Cristo Rey family! We are excited to share a sneak peek of the Groundbreaking, renovation kickoff, and blessing of the C...
🚧 Facebook family! We are excited to give you a sneak peek of our campus 🏫 and to learn more about who we are. The schoo...
🌴Orlando! We are joining a national network encompassing 39 schools across 24 states, we are at the forefront of transfo...
🏫🙏 “Because it came from prayer” Orlando, it’s our turn to continue the Cristo Rey legacy! Share the news 💛. We are laun...
☀️🏫 Orlando, it is our time! The school that works is officially coming to town. Become part of the excitement! 📍Want de...
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