Admissions Criteria

Thank you for your interest in becoming a student at Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School and Corporate Work Study Program (DBCR). DBCR offers a Catholic college preparatory curriculum to students in the greater Washington, DC area who have limited financial resources. All students participate in a distinctive Corporate Work Study Program. In addition to the traditional aspects of a college preparatory curriculum, the Corporate Work Study Program allows the students to gain professional work experience all four years of high school.

A Don Bosco Cristo Rey applicant should be:

  • Highly motivated and mature
  • Employable and hardworking
  • At least 14 years old by the start of the school year
  • Authorized to work in the United States
  • From a family of limited financial resources who cannot otherwise a afford a Catholic education
  • Open to Catholic religious values

The Admission Process includes an online application and interview. Since our admissions process is unique we encourage you to visit or call the Admissions Office for more details or learn more about the process.

DBCR accepts a limited number of transfer students for the rising 10th grade class. Each transfer student’s application is unique and each case is given special consideration. For more information, please contact a member of the admissions team.

The Admissions staff is here to help you with the application process. Our office has an open door policy. If at any time you have a question you are welcome to call or stop by.

Thank you for your interest in DBCR! For more information, fill out our online interest form here.

Admissions Office
P: 301-891-4750 ext. 114
F: 301-270-1459
1010 Larch Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912

At the end of June, our President, Fr. Mike Conway, SDB, will transition to a new position within the Salesian province.

We are honoring Fr. Mike in various ways over the next several weeks, and we hope you can join us!

Click here for additional details on how you can honor Fr. Mike!