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Fresno, CA
Students enrolled: 261
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1755 South Crystal Avenue
Fresno, CA 93706

(559) 457-3310
(559) 495-1334
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August 18, 2014
great school its also a privilege. i would not change it for the world my kids are going to get the advantage i didn't.

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March 24, 2014
My child just started here the beginning of the year. My husband and I speak no Spanish. And being bilingual is important now days. Mrs. Rivera my child's teacher. Understands this and works with us so our child can become bilingual. Most of the school is supportive. And we are glad we choose Sunset for our child. The way they teach and the support is what makes this school number 1.

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January 17, 2014
The dual immersion program at Sunset is wonderfull! I have 2 children that attend this school and they are doing great. I am amazed at how much they have learned in such short time. Their spanish just gets better and better. I really recommend this school. Sunset is diffrent and I love it. One of a kind. More parent involvement is needed to make this school even more special. As a PTA member I participate in as many events as I can. That is my way of saying thank you to Sunset for providing my children with a great program.

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December 20, 2012
My daughter has attended this school since she was in pre-school, now as a second grader her Spanish is phenomenal! I am so happy with the program. The staff from the principal to the custodians are fantastic.

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February 15, 2011
Sunset Spanish Academy is an amazing program and well worth the drive. Bilingualism is very important to my family. In this world, being able to read and write in two languages is a huge asset. At Sunset we are afforded the best of both worlds. A small school vibe with staff who really care about each student as well as a program that rivals large, private campuses. I encourage any parent in Fresno County to come and check out Sunset. Whether you want your child to be bilingual for economic or cultural reasons, Sunset is a great choice for your familiy. Laura Miranda, Parent

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June 08, 2010
Sunset Elementary is an amazing dual immersion program geared for both native English and native Spanish speakers. Either way your chid will leave this school fully bilingual-reading, writing, and speaking. The principal and staff here are amazing and really strive for excellence and growth. This is a cutting edge program that rivals some of the best in the US. The only thing needed is more parents stepping up to the plate to bring this school to its' full potential.

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January 17, 2010
Great school. As a mexican immigrant, I know how important is to continue our heritage and culture. Sunset offers this to my children and allow them to be exposed to the great diversity that USA offers to all of us. Sunset has helped my children feel proud of who they are. Teachers are great and it offers lots of sports for our children.

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May 29, 2008
I love this school. We gor a new principle and I think that he just did a complete turn around with this school. Lets' not forget this school is dual immersion and is Spanish first, then English. The teacher that my son has this year is a WONDERFUL. She is new this year, And I have to say she Is amazing.

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February 05, 2008
Sunset School is a well kept secret and I am very glad I discovered it. I have my two daughters attending this program. My daughters will be bilingual and bicultural. They have the opportunity to appreciate people and accept their differences. They have the opportunity to experience what the real world is about (diversity).

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May 12, 2006
Sunset Elementary Bi-lingual Emersion Program is the very best I have every seen. As a parent and future teacher I can assure you that your child has every opportunity to succeed at this school. The children begin in kinder being taught 90% of their classroom time in Spanish and 10% English. By the time they reach 5th grade they will be at a 50/50 percentage and be considered fluent in both languages. Due to the way the emersion program is designed, it makes no difference whether your child's native tounge is English or Spanish. All the students begin on the same playing field and will be offered the same opportunity to become fluent in both languages. My daughters are in 1st and 2nd grade and are already fluent in Spanish and are mastering reading English. The teachers are extremly committed and the administrative leadership is outstanding! Michelle Hernandez PTA Member

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March 07, 2006
Wonderful school where children learn how to read & write Spanish as well as English. Children will be fluent in Spanish/English by the time they leave this school. Giving them an edge in a global Economy.

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September 08, 2005
Sunset Public Charter K-8 Two-Way Bilingual Schoolwide Immersion program has been a wonderful place for my two boys. My boys are both African American and Hispanic. They started in Kingergarten and are now in fourth and fifth grade. They are both proficient in both English and Spanish thanks to the great program and great leadership. I plan to have them graduate from Sunset at 8th grade level in both English and Spanish. Great School for all students!

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August 15, 2005
Sunset offers the dual emersian program. My child learns all subjects in Spanish. The English content is limited so in order for a child to be successful and competative with peers from all school families need to incourage self study/ home study for ther particular grade level.

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September 30, 2004
This school is great. My daughter just entered Kindergarten and is picking up things pretty fast. I like this school because it is a dual immersion school. They are learing Spanish the first couple of years and then moves on to English. This is such a great necessity in our area, because it is always better in the workforce to know more than one language.

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January 23, 2004
Excellent School!! Wonderful teachers and faculty. They are an extremely dedicated, talented,capable staff!! School is unfairly portrayed by API test results. Sunset is a gate program focusing on dual immersion education. Main focus is to teach children to be 100% bi-lingual by the time they leave this school. The Spanish language is a main focus in the primary years, teaching children mostly in Spanish and working more English into the curriculum until it reaches 50% English 50% Spanish. Children learn every subject (written, spoken, terminology, etc... in 2 languages). Sunset should be proud and commended for preparing our children as other countries do. For the real world in a global economy! Best choice I ever made for my child.

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Sunset Elementary School
1755 South Crystal Avenue, Fresno, CA  93706
(559) 457-3310
Last modified Sunset Elementary School is a Charter school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sunset Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top