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K-5
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San Diego, CA
Students enrolled: 419

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9291 Oviedo Street
San Diego, CA 92129

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(858) 484-1600
(858) 538-9451
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March 04, 2014
Great school for our kids. All the staff and parents are caring, enthusiastic, encouraging, supportive, and friendly. It's a lovely community and we feel lucky to live near this school. Lots of parent involvement -- I went on one trip (an overnight stay on a tall ship) and the staff there said they had never seen so many parents in a group.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2013
Sunset Hills is not just a school, but a community that works together to insure our the students have a safe, caring learning environment. The parents, teachers, staff and administration all work together taking the best interest of the students to heart. Volunteerism is very high on parents' priorities at Sunset Hills and that is reflected in the excellence at the school. The teachers, staff and administration take learning very seriously and they themselves are continually take training and classes to bring the latest innovations to Sunset Hills. In the past few years, test scores have improved tremendously and have been recognized by the school District.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2012
Nice , worm school, kids feel comfortable with the teachers and staff. My son is very happy in this school.

- submitted by a parent
November 28, 2010
This school could be a great school. But it's run by a activist parents who have complete control over who teaches their child. Sadly, you'll not see diversity and balanced classes because of it. Read an article today reminded me of this school. It says "The parents on the PTA gave the principal what she wanted for the school with money from the PTA coffers, and the principal gave these parents the teachers they wanted for their little darlings. It was nauseating,and unfair to kids whose parents were not in the "in" crowd."But this can backfire. A child may want the more soft-spoken or less demanding teacher, but derive the most benefit from the teacher that pushes them just a bit more to achieve at a higher level than the child would work without the added push. You never know, that non-favorite teacher may be the one your child remembers for having put them on the road to success.

- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2010
Attended by mostly privileged children of stay-at-home moms who coddle. There is little diversity, and lots of drama and gossip (by admin, staff, teachers AND parents). Teachers are hit and miss, some great ones and some horrible (mean, don't follow curriculum, lazy). We have been very disappointed by this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 04, 2009
Our wonderful teachers, staff and parent volunteers give our kids many extra opportunities for learning and fun!

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 02, 2009
The teachers are very kind and caring.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 02, 2009
Sunset Hills has a wonderful sense of community and school spirit!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 14, 2009
Wonderful special ed program for high functioning Autistic/Asperger kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 12, 2009
THe support staff is amazing and they believe in my children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 10, 2009
Sunset Hills Elementary promotes a wonderful sense of community and school pride. The staff and volunteers are intelligent, passionate and welcoming to parents and children alike.

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2009
The teachers really care about the success of the students. The principal is truly caring. The support staff (office, library, ESS, preschool, counselors) are all wonderful.

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 01, 2009
My children graduated from this school and now my grandchildren are enrolled in it...it is a great school, teachers are very helpful..

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 26, 2009
Great school with great teachers

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 24, 2009
The parents are passionate, the teachers are passionate, the children receive the fruit of all of this hard work and dedication. I have never seen a school as a whole come together so effectively for the sake of their children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 24, 2009
This school has a wonderful family feel and we are always supported.

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2009
My grandchildren, students at this school, are very involved and active in Sunset Hills Elementary school. They have learned the importance of community service, how to be 'good' citizens as well as being good students. I consider it a model school--one to be proud of.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 21, 2009
The teachers and administrators appreciate the efforts of the parents.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 21, 2009
It takes dedicated teachers, supportive parents, and well-behaved children to make a school great. Sunset Hills has all three.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Sunset Hills is a great school because it is an elementary school where the staff and parents work as one to provide a safe, nurturing environment where all of the students can reach their full potential.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Our school has the best network of families and people who really care about kids and their education!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Sunset Hills is a wonderful school. Teachers and staffs as well as the principal Mrs Kathy Brown are very loving and caring about their students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
We have the best teachers, staff, parents and kids!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
Sunset Hills Elementary School has a real community feel with the best teachers! We have great leadership willing to try new ways to reach our children and teach them beyond the basics.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
teachers, kids, principal, community, parents, programs, 'new look'

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2009
Great teachers, great parents, great education!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
We have caring teachers and involved parents! My children have been very fortunate to have the best teachers!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
I love Sunset Hills Elementry because it has the best and most dedicated group of teachers that I have ever seen. We have the best foundation that allows for our school to keep up with the all the things that have been cut due to budgets.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
Teachers are out of this world! The sacrifices they have to make due to budget cuts and still provide an excellent education is amazing.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2009
My husband is deployed right now and our school has been so great about nuturing and watching out for all of my kids...it is a family outside of our house!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
Caring teachers and staff, a great parent community and a fantastic principal make Sunset Hills a truly wonderful elementary school.

- submitted by a parent
June 11, 2009
We love this school. My son loves it too.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 09, 2009
I would definitely recommend Sunset Hills. My only experience is with the preschool program here, but my child has come out already reading and has made tremendous strides socially.

- submitted by a parent
June 11, 2005
Have nothing but positive things to say about this school-- we were only here for one year, but it was a great experience. Excellent parental involvement and teacher quality.

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2005
My child has a wonderful third grade teacher. She is both a great instructor and motivator going above and beyond to nuture and challenge her classes minds.

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2005
We had researched public schools prior to moving to the area and found Sunset Hills ranked among the better schools. We discovered the reasons were due to great parent involvement, extracurricular activities & quality of teachers.

- submitted by a parent
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Sunset Hills Elementary School
9291 Oviedo Street, San Diego, CA  92129
(858) 484-1600
Last modified Sunset Hills Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sunset Hills Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 36 reviews. Top