Welcome to Rice Elementary!

Rice roadrunner logoLillian J. Rice Elementary School is located in the southwest section of Chula Vista. It was built in 1938 and consists of three wings of self-contained classrooms, a media center, a multipurpose room, and administration offices. We are in our second year of transitioning into a Dual Language Immersion Program. Rice also has two Head Start classes, as well as a therapeutic preschool (Mi Escuelita) on site in conjunction with South Bay Community Services. Rice is one of three schools in the district that hosts a Family Resource Center on campus to provide social services to the school and the surrounding community. In addition, we house the Rice Clinic which supports the medical needs of our community.

Rice Elementary front entrance

Our school namesake

Portrait of Lilian J. RiceLilian Jeannette Rice (1889 - 1938) was an eco-conscious, early 20th-century American architect working primarily in the California Spanish Colonial Revival style. Several of her works are listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. In 1906, she entered the University of California and successfully completed her Bachelor of Letters Degree in Social Science with a major in architecture in 1910. In 1921, Rice was chosen by Richard Requa, of the firm of Requa and Jackson, to be the lead planner on the new development at Rancho Santa Fe in San Diego County. In 1931 she became a member of the San Diego Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture, one of only a few women admitted up to that time (Wikipedia).

Around The District

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
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CVESD Honors Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Posted on 05/03/2021
Throughout May, a multimedia campaign will give voice to various segments of our learning community about Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage
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Operation Immunity
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'Operation Immunity' Hosted at CVESD Campus
Posted on 04/30/2021
Operation Immunity, a mobile COVID-19 vaccination unit, may be coming to a campus near you.
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Olympic View Welcome Sign
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“Today is a brand-new day”
Posted on 04/14/2021
Approximately 54 percent of the District’s students began school this week in a hybrid instructional format, in a morning or afternoon format, Monday
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School 47
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The Board of Education is Seeking a Name for its 47th School
Posted on 04/13/2021
The Board of Education is seeking a name for its 47th school. This facility will be located at 1145 Camino Prado, Chula Vista, California 91913, in th
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District Offers Free 'Rapid' Antigen Testing for Employees and Students
Posted on 04/09/2021
'Rapid' antigen testing is being offered for free to students and employees, providing results in as little as 15 minutes.
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New Online Enrollment System Makes Registration Easier than Ever!
Posted on 03/12/2021
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Associate Principal Mayra Reyes gets tested for COVID-19
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CVESD Safe! Viral Testing Program Serves as Model
Posted on 02/26/2021
Innovative testing and tracing partnership has administered more than 4,500 viral tests and 3,600 antibody tests across our learning community.
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Silver Wing Elementary students are part of an award-winning school.
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Silver Wing, Mueller Charter to be Featured at ‘Best Urban Schools Symposium’
Posted on 02/25/2021
Mueller Charter School and Silver Wing Elementary are being featured at the 2021 America’s Best Urban Schools Symposium
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A Celebration of Black History Month
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A Celebration of Black History Month
Posted on 02/01/2021
Throughout February, a multimedia campaign will give voice to various segments of our learning community about Black History Month.
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