Cobre Consolidated Schools (CCS)

Cobre Consolidated Schools consists of the following schools:

  • Bayard Elementary School (Bayard, NM)
  • Central Elementary School (Santa Clara, NM)
  • Hurley Elementary School (Hurley, NM)
  • San Lorenzo Elementary School (San Lorenzo, NM)
  • Snell Middle School (Bayard, NM)
  • Cobre High School (Bayard, NM)

Cobre Consolidated Schools encompasses 1,045 square miles of Grant County, east of Silver City in Southwestern New Mexico. The CCS serves approximately 1400 students from towns and villages including Bayard, Santa Clara, Hurley, and San Lorenzo. The region is sparsely populated, serving little more than 1 student per square mile with a student/teacher ratio of 13:1. Bayard, the center of the school district along NM State Highway 180, north of I-10, lies approximately 95 miles northwest of Las Cruces, the nearest city.

CCS Student Population –
(2007-2008 Data Compiled From the Kids Count Data Center)

  • Students enrolled: 1375
  • Dropout Rate 7-12: 1.5%
  • African American: 1%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Hispanic: 86%
  • Native American: 2%
  • White: 12%
  • English Language Learners: 34%*

*(2004 No Child Left Behind Report)

AYP Data
(Inclusive of schools serving any grades, 4-8)
Percentages NOT meeting AYP in Math and Reading

Cobre Consolidated Schools, AYP 08-09



  • MATH NOT MET: 2 (40%)
  • READING NOT MET: 2 (40%)

See also District Report Cards