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About The School

Mission Statement

As stakeholders, we will prepare our students to become respectful, responsible, independent learners with the desires, the skills, and the expectations necessary for lifelong learning.


Richlands Elementary School is one of the three largest elementary schools serving Tazewell County. It is centrally located in the western district of the county. The school is situated near U.S. Highway 460, between the towns of Richlands and Cedar Bluff. It has an enrollment of about 580 students in pre-kindergarten through grade five. The faculty consists of 49 staff members. In addition to the town of Richlands, the school also serves surrounding rural areas extending as far as six miles north and south.

Our Vision

RES Vision
Expect to Learn
Show Respect