Eyestone History

Eyestone Elementary School


Eyestone Elementary School, located in Wellington, Colorado was built in 1973.  At the time of construction, Wellington’s 1970 census reported a population of 691 and Eyestone was its sole elementary school.


At the time of its first remodel in 1989, the town’s population had nearly doubled to 1,340 and in 2018 it had reached 9,994 – a tremendous growth that continues today.
In the fall of 2022 a new combined middle-high school will open on the northern outskirts of Wellington.  This move is going to offer potential growth of Eyestone into the former Wellington Middle School campus which is located immediately south.  Plans are being considered for Eyestone to become a 2-building campus, with pre-Kindergarten through Second grade remaining in the existing location and Third through Fifth grade expanding in the "south campus" formerly Wellington Middle School building.  Stay tuned for exciting updates as our Eyestone family grows!
Located just 10 miles north of Fort Collins and 33 miles south of Cheyenne, Wyoming, families find it a convenient location for commuting as well as a peaceful rural environment.


Eyestone is named in honor of former teacher, Principal, Superintendent and past Mayor of Wellington, Robert E. Eyestone.


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