A banner marks the site of Detroit Cristo Rey High School, located at the site of the former Holy Redeemer High School in the heart of the Mexicantown community in Detroit.
Principal Susan Rowe stands in a science classroom in Detroit Cristo Rey High School. Renovation of the three-story building began in mid-June to prepare for the inaugural freshman class.
Push-pins mark the locations of more than two dozen businesses and organizations that will hire Cristo Rey students this fall. The work-study program operates as an independent job placement agency within the school.