Address: 637 Wabash Street, Fort Collins 80526
History and Culture
Lopez Elementary School was named after William Lopez, a teacher and former member of Fort Collins City Council. The Lopez community shares a common vision that all students are empowered to discover the leader within themselves. Through unconditional regard for the greatness and potential in each person, students at Lopez are given the tools to achieve their personal mission and goals in life.
Academics and Activities
Lopez teaches personal leadership, goal setting, time management, teamwork, real-world problem solving, respecting diversity, and life balance. This approach to education is supported by Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which is designed to develop essential life skills and characteristics students need in order to thrive in the 21st century.
A variety of extended learning options are available at Lopez Elementary. Story Theatre, Lopez News, technology club, Lego League, Honor Choir, Science Matters, Gifted & Talented programs, student directed community service and leadership opportunities are a few of the many activities and clubs available to students.