By Mike Dougherty

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A high school in North Philadelphia is celebrating a milestone achievement — all Cristo Rey seniors have been accepted to four-year colleges.

The privately funded Catholic school for underprivileged children is just four years old, and this is the first ever graduating class.

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Principal Dr. Michael Gomez says students and their parents put a lot of faith into the faculty:

“We promised that if students worked hard and focused on a goal with resilience, that we would achieve it. One hundred-percent of our kids were accepted into college.”

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Raven Parker-Watson plans to study nursing at one of the five schools that accepted her. She’s all smiles, knowing the hard work paid off:

“Nights of studying, sometimes even tears, but I pushed through it. Always had the support at home and at school.”

So far, the 86 students earned a total 306 acceptance letters.

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Congratulations, boys and girls!