Application Process

The campus at Cristo Rey Baton Rouge is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We are answering the main office phone,  Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM.  We have bilingual staff to help you through the application process.  Please carefully read ALL information below prior to applying.

Application Deadline - May 31, 2020

Any applications received after the deadline will be waitlisted for the 2020-2021 school year. 

Application Process

 Step 1 – Complete Online Application (Applications Available Beginning October 1, 2019)

Step 2 – Submit Family Documents to Cristo Rey:

  • Signed and completed application
  • 2019 W-2 and/or 1099 of each adult in household (proof of income)
    • If applicable, copy of documentation for additional forms of income: Social Security Income, Welfare/TANF, Child Support, Food Stamps, Worker’s Compensation, Pension Income, Disability Income, Student Loans or Grants Received, Housing Assistance
  • Original government-issued proof of age of student (birth certificate)
  • Original social security card (must be submitted after acceptance to Cristo Rey for the Corporate Work Study Program I-9 documentation) 
  • Student photo
  • Current and previous year report card and test scores
All of the above documents must be submitted with the application in order to continue the admissions process.


Step 3 – Submit to Current School

  • Signed Request for Records
  • Signed English Teacher Recommendation Form
  • Signed Math Teacher Recommendation Form
NOTE: All evaluation forms must be completed by a teacher or academic staff. If a student is homeschooled, the student must provide recommendation forms from adults who can attest to the student’s academic performance and behavior. Parents or guardians cannot complete the evaluation forms.


Step 4 – Placement Testing & Interview

  • Once Step 2 and Step 3 have been received by the Admission’s Office, a placement test and interview will be scheduled for the student and parent/guardian(s).
Step 5 – Admission’s Decision Letters Mailed
  • Complete Financial Aid Application (
  • Complete ACE Scholarship Application per the Admissions Office

 All forms and other required documents should be mailed to:

Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School
Admissions Office
4000 St. Gerard Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70805


If you have any questions or need help completing the forms, please contact the Admission’s Office (225) 615-7479, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Nondiscriminatory Policy: Cristo Rey Baton Rouge Franciscan High School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, program and activities generally accorded or made available to the students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs.


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4000 St. Gerard Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70805
 Baton Rouge, LA 70892
Phone: 225-615-7479 Fax: 225-615-7532