Local companies investing in OKC's future workforce

Friday, April 16, 2021

by Laura Nance

Students at a local high school are discovering their true potential and receiving valuable on-the-job experience thanks to more than 50 Oklahoma City-area companies.

Located in northwest Oklahoma City, Chamber member Cristo Rey High School offers a unique blend of educational opportunities for students and families of limited economic means. Students receive four years of college preparatory courses and, thanks to the school’s Corporate Work Study program, the opportunity to share their talents while gaining real-world experience and preparation for life after high school.

The Oklahoma City campus is one of 37 Catholic college and career preparatory schools in the Cristo Rey network. Locally, the school has 237 students and 55 corporate work study partners and proudly, a 100% college acceptance rate.

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