Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School opened in August 2014 with its inaugural freshman class. The West Peachtree Street school offers a college prep curriculum for students from financially strapped families. What is unique is how it does this: one day a week, on a rotating schedule, students are at work in Atlanta businesses earning money to subsidize their education. This is the final installment of a three-part series on the school’s first year, which focused on students Sean McNeal and Bethy Ramirez-Sanchez, teachers and administrators.
ATLANTA—The Memorial Day weekend offered no break for the inaugural class of Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School. Students spent their holiday studying for final exams in seven subjects May 26 to 29.
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