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In a U.S. News & World Report ranking of Colorado’s best public high schools, Durango High School came in 66th and Bayfield High School was 79th, based on factors such as test scores and graduation rates. MCHS was listed in the state’s top 100 schools at No. 100. The report ranked 272 of the 513 public high schools in the state, using data from the 2017-18 school year.

MCHS Students Earn Scholarships

Gov. Jared Polis’ recently approved funding of full-day kindergarten has allowed the Montezuma-Cortez School District RE-1 to open two new preschool classrooms at the Beec...

I know that teachers matter. Teachers matter to our children and to our community. I believe that the single most important thing that we can do as a district and a community is...

This year, eight Kemper Elementary students won national awards for mathematical excellence through the Math Olympiad program. Twenty-two Kemper students participated, joining over 160,000 students around the world.

All District Band Night

April 30, 2019

All-District Band Night, 7 p.m., Montezuma-Cortez High School main gym, 418 S Sligo St. Details: www.cortezbands.com.

Pathways for Success

April 24, 2019

FEATURED SPOTLIGHT / PATHWAYS FOR SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS Congratulations to the spectacular Mandy McAfee! She was presented with the Distinguished Scholars Award from Colorado Mesa University.

Communication themes take center stage at Cortez Middle School, as theater students tackle the 1957 drama “The Miracle Worker.” The play tells the story of Helen ...

The federally funded free and reduced school lunch program is crucial for many children and families nationwide, including in Montezuma County. But on weekends, no school means ...

Workers of all sorts descended this week on Cortez Middle School for the school’s second career fair. The fair allowed students to meet people employed in a variety of ...

Montezuma-Cortez
School District Re-1

400 North Elm Street
PO Box R 
Cortez, CO 81321-0708
(970) 565-7522