The Cochabamba Cooperative School serves students from a wide range of backgrounds and beliefs. The school was founded in 1954 by a group of U.S. citizens using the Calvert Correspondence Method, and has provided over 60 years of uninterrupted quality educational service.

CCS maintains the ideals of international American schools, offering a comprehensive education in the English language and preparing students for continuing studies in both American and Bolivian universities as well as institutions of higher education throughout the world.

Professional affiliations

The Cochabamba Cooperative School is accredited through the United States Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is recognized by the Bolivian Ministry of Education. CCS also coordinates activities and events with other American schools in Bolivia.


“Cochabamba Cooperative School is committed to high quality education and meeting the educational needs of the students and to a continuous improvement for the success of all learners.”


Making a difference in the life and education of a child continue to be the greatest commitment of CCS. Thus, we envision an empowered and connected community where learning is continuous, meaningful, and adaptive. We recognize that 21st century education calls for an effective use of technology in education to provide students with the skills and competencies required for problem solving and lifelong learning. Therefore, it is our vision to:

Educate the whole child and prepare each and every student providing them core knowledge competencies, global cultural capacities, adaptability to change, self-discipline to work independently, as well as the confidence to work collaboratively. It is our commitment at CCS to pursue academic excellence to develop educated and productive citizens, and to form leaders and entrepreneurs with cultural identity.



  • Honesty
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Self-esteem
  • Tolerance
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurship