BOCES (Board Of Cooperative
Educational Services) is an intermediate service agency created by State legislation to provide cooperative educational services to member districts. South Central BOCES is one of 21 intermediate service agencies in Colorado, and provides services to member districts in Crowley, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, Otero and Pueblo Counties. Servicing an area of over 10,000 square miles, South Central BOCES member and associate member school districts have an enrollment of 33,909 students in 85 schools. It is governed by a Board of Directors which determines all BOCES policies and has the same duties as a local school board of education. Each participating member district appoints at least one member to the BOCES Board of Directors.
Member districts range in size from 151 students in Aguilar #6 to 17,600 in Pueblo #60.