Christ The King Preparatory School (New Jersey)
Christ the King Preparatory School
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Christ the King Preparatory School is located in Essex County, New Jersey
Christ the King Preparatory School
Christ the King Preparatory School
Christ the King Preparatory School is located in New Jersey
Christ the King Preparatory School
Christ the King Preparatory School
239 Woodside Avenue
Newark, NJ, (Essex County) 07104
United States
Coordinates 40°46?27?N 74°9?53?W / 40.77417°N 74.16472°W / 40.77417; -74.16472Coordinates: 40°46?27?N 74°9?53?W / 40.77417°N 74.16472°W / 40.77417; -74.16472
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Type Private, Coeducational
Motto "The School That Works"
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic
Established 2007
President Father Bob Sandoz
Dean Ms. Piper
Principal Father Greg
Faculty 20.0 FTEs[1]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 263 (as of 2013-14)[1]
Student to teacher ratio 13.2:1[1]
Color(s)      Blue and
     Gray[2]
Athletics conference Super Essex Conference
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Track, Cross Country, Bowling, Golf, Cheerleading, Softball, Swimming, Wrestling
Mascot Knights
Nickname CTK
Team name Knights[2]
Tuition $2,700 (2016-17)[3]
Affiliation Cristo Rey Network
Admissions Director Veronica Ortega
Athletic Director Mr. Kearns
Website

Christ The King Preparatory School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Newark, New Jersey. The school opened in the 2007 school year with an initial freshman class of 100 students, and operates within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.[4]

As of the 2013-14 school year, the school had an enrollment of 263 students and 20.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student-teacher ratio of 13.2:1. The school's student body was 62.0% Black, 31.2% Hispanic, 1.9% Asian, 1.5% American Indian / Alaska Native, 0.4% White, 0.4% Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander and 2.7% two or more races.[1]

Background

The school operates on the site of the now-defunct Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, which closed in June 2006.[4]

Christ The King Preparatory School opened in August 2007 and graduated its first class in 2011. It is part of the Cristo Rey Network of high schools nationwide, the original being Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago.[4][5] The president of Christ the King Prep is Fr. Bob Sandoz. Its founding principal is Kevin P. Cuddihy, the former principal of St. Peter's Preparatory School in Jersey City and former dean of students at Xavier High School in Manhattan.

For the 2016-17 school year, the cost per student was $12,835, which is defrayed through a $7,100 corporate internship and $2,700 in financial assistance provided to all students; the net tuition was $2,700 per student.[3]

The Cristo Rey Model

In January 2008, Loyola Press released a book titled More than A Dream: How One School's Vision is Changing the World (More than a Dream official site). The book, authored by G.R. Kearney, a writer and former volunteer teacher at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago, documents the development of the Cristo Rey model and its success throughout the United States.

Athletics

The Christ the King Knights[2] compete in the Super Essex Conference, following a reorganization of sports leagues in Northern New Jersey by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA).[6]

Sports offered include:[2]

Boys: Basketball, Baseball (pending)

Girls: Volleyball, Softball, Cheerleading,and Basketball

Co-Ed: Bowling, Soccer, Track & Field, Cross Country, Golf, and Swimming (pending)

References

  1. ^ a b c d School data for Christ The King Prepatory School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed August 15, 2017.
  2. ^ a b c d Christ the King Preparatory School, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed August 15, 2017.
  3. ^ a b Tuition, Christ The King Preparatory School. Accessed August 17, 2017.
  4. ^ a b c Freedman, Samuel G. "Eager to Learn, Newark Teenagers Embrace Lessons in Perseverance", The New York Times, October 24, 2007. Accessed October 24, 2007.
  5. ^ CKPHS. "Christ the King-About Us". Archived from the original on 2007-08-05. Retrieved . 
  6. ^ League & Conference Affiliations 2016-2017, New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association. Accessed January 10, 2017.

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