Cristo Rey High School (Sacramento) Names New President
High School in Sacramento announced the appointment of David Perry as incoming
president, effective July 1. He comes to Cristo Rey with more than 15 years of
educational experience, primarily in Catholic education as a school
administrator who is mission-driven in K-8 and 9-12 settings. He is known for
his leadership, building community, supporting faculty and staff, and creating
an inclusive learning environment for students.
his educational career as a teacher at Concord High School in 2000. Four years
later, he joined Encina High School in the San Juan Unified School District as
a vice principal. In 2007, Perry joined St. James School in Davis as an interim
eighth grade teacher and shortly thereafter became the principal. In 2012, he
joined St. Andrew Catholic School in Cape Coral, Fla., as principal. He
returned to California in 2014 to join St. Patrick – St. Vincent Catholic
School in Sacramento. Perry has served as president since that time.
Perry’s educational degrees are from Saint Mary’s College of California,
including a Master’s of Science in business administration with a concentration
in finance and a second Master’s in arts education leadership. He is expected
to receive his doctorate in educational leadership later this year.
of 17 years, Susan Perry, is a third grade teacher at St. James Catholic School
in Davis. They have three young children.
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