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M-CHS Vision
“A Model Blue Ribbon School”

Montezuma-Cortez High School will provide a comprehensive high school learning environment which guarantees that every student graduates post-secondary and workforce ready. Our school will serve as a model for 21st century education and will always be ready to adapt to meet the changing educational, emotional, and physical needs of our students and professional staff. Our educators will be dedicated to professional growth, innovation, and collaboration. Our students will be engaged, ethical, and passionate leaders and learners.

M-CHS Mission
“A Quality Education for All”

Montezuma-Cortez High School exists to serve the unique academic, physical, social, and emotional needs of each member of its diverse student body. The staff of Montezuma-Cortez High School is committed to creating and maintaining a safe, trusting, and caring environment where teaching and learning are exciting and students are assisted as they become ready for post-secondary education and the workplace. Critical thinking, literacy, communication, and creativity are the foundation of our learning program. Our student-centered classrooms will create learning through rigorous core classes, diverse electives and enriching extra-curricular opportunities. All aspects of the school's organization, curricular, and co-curricular activities are designed to accommodate individual learning styles, so that all may experience success.

High School

418 South Sligo Street 
Cortez,  CO  81321 
(970) 565-3722

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