Rice Lake Elementary was built in 1980. We are located on the corner of Elm Creek Blvd. and 89th Avenue in Maple Grove. The student population for 2015-2016 will be around 630 K-5 students. Some of the special programs are: Speech and Language, Full Service Support staff, Occupational Therapist and D.A.P.E. services, English Language Learners program, and two developmentally-cognitively delayed programs. Rice Lake has additional staffing to meet the needs of the students through these programs and staff: counselor, school psychologist, social worker, and a behavior intervention teacher . Rice Lake has a strong volunteer program. Parents volunteer on a regular basis to tutor in reading and math. Students are also encouraged to participate in our student volunteer program. Students can: serve lunch in the cafeteria, fold our flag at the end of each day, help the office staff with tasks, assist our kindergarten teachers, and do many other fun jobs! Parents may also get involved in the Rice Lake Parent Teacher Organization.