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Mission Statement  

The mission of Riceville Elementary School personnel, in partnership with our stakeholders, the parents, and the community, is to provide a child-focused curriculum for the development of each student through a variety of educational experiences.  It is the desire of school personnel, community, and parents to produce students who will become life-long learners and productive citizens.

About The School

Riceville Elementary – Grades Pre-K – 8

Riceville Elementary School was first established in 1857.  The building and site of this first school were utilized until 1908.  

Throughout the years, Riceville’s parent-teacher organization (PTO) has worked hard to give Riceville students a diverse and well-rounded education.  PTO has provided funds for computer equipment, “Reading is Fundamental” (RIF), playground equipment, and many extra items for students.  The parents also work long hours giving their time to many other projects and individual student tutoring.

Riceville Elementary School lies in the small rural area of Riceville, Tennessee, which is south of Athens, Tennessee.  Riceville Elementary is not a community school.  While most of our students live in the Riceville area and surrounding communities, many of our students live in the city of Athens and other communities around McMinn County.

Campus Calendar

Upcoming Events

Current Weather

clear

Temperature: 54˚F

Current Condition: Clear

Wind Speeds: 9.45mph

Chance of Precipitation: 0%

5-day Outlook

Friday:
clear
Temperature: 70/51
Clear throughout the day.
Saturday:
rain
Temperature: 65/62
Heavy rain throughout the day.
Sunday:
rain
Temperature: 67/40
Light rain in the morning.
Monday:
partly-cloudy
Temperature: 62/38
Possible light rain overnight.
Tuesday:
rain
Temperature: 60/36
Light rain in the morning.

Contact Information

Riceville Elementary
3592 Highway 11 South
Riceville , Tennessee 37370
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Phone: 423-462-2294
Fax: 423-462-2534