Xecruz in Mayan language means “Beneath the cross”, and Xecruz is a community of K’iche. 90 % of the 400 community members speak the K’iche language and 10 % speak Spanish. The current Elementary school located in Xecruz has 155 students and 3 classrooms and construction on their new 2 room Bottle School began March 24th, 2014.

Population (approximate): 400
Number of Students: 155
Classrooms: 2