The Instituto Cumbres Mérida emerged as a response to the educational needs of southeast of the Republic. In 1984's november, a group of parents taking the first steps to proceed with the foundation, in April 1985 start the registrations for the course 1985-1986 .

Our Institute was born on September 2, 1985 starting with 123 students with the task of forming upright people, working together with their families, to be Catholic leaders believe their faith and active in the social world and within the Church builders convinced civilization of justice and love, according to the principles of Christian humanism.