Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep Opens New Building

February 23, 2018

Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep is a co-sponsored ministry of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus.

Congratulations to the students, faculty, and staff of Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep in Waukegan, IL, on their brand-new school building!

Through the generosity and support of many, the school converted a K-Mart store that had been vacant for several years into an amazing, functional space. CBS Chicago described the 50,000 square-foot renovation as “the ultimate recycling project.” The building now boasts huge hallways and classrooms, tons of natural light, and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. The renovated structure has received rave reviews from the students, who were previously crammed into a building that was meant to accommodate only half of the current student body.

Check out this video for a peek of the new Cristo Rey St. Martin’s new building.

The Society of the Holy Child Jesus is a co-founder of Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep. The school, established in 2004, empowers young people of limited economic means to become men and women of faith, purpose, and service. Cristo Rey St. Martin is one of the highest achieving urban schools in the Chicago area and in the Cristo Rey network. For the past three years, 100% of the school’s graduates have been accepted to two and four-year colleges and years.

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