Cheyenne listens intently on the first day of classes at Cristo Rey Richmond High School. The school is located in the Museum District on Sheppard Street in the former home of Benedictine High School.
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‘Rey’ of hope
Cristo Rey Richmond High School opens to high expectations by students, officials
When the bell rang at 7:45 a.m. Monday, 96 ninth-grade students began the inaugural school year at Cristo Rey Richmond High School, a private school that promises opportunities for some of the area’s poorest youths through a rigorous, college preparatory curriculum combined with an unconventional work component that seeks to give them a boost in the job market.