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.


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.


Eyestone Map