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PK-6
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San Ysidro, CA
Students enrolled: 738
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3825 Sunset Lane
San Ysidro, CA 92173

(619) 428-1148
(619) 428-0065
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July 12, 2012
I personally don't like the principal or Mr Romero, they don't do anything and one of the super visors, Marian, is really mean to the kids and yells at them in front of the parents. The parents don't complain because the principal doesn't do anything about it. Also, there are these women that are supposed to take care of the children when they cross the street, Nina and Rosalva, all they do is talk and gossip while the students are crossing the street with no supervision. I do agree, though, they have good teachers, except for this second grade teacher, Miss Casillas, the worst teacher I've ever met. My son didn't learn a thing from her, and it wasn't just him, other parents had the same complaint.

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December 04, 2011
This school is good but it was better the past 5 years. The new principle does not do as much as mr. romero. The students really miss mr. romero. The San ysidro schools district should bring mr. romero back. Teachers that are great are Guanco, Sandez, Murffy and Hernandez. My son loves the Gate classes and Math 24 classes.

- submitted by a parent
November 27, 2010
I absolutely love this school. My two children have been there for three years. The oldest one was at another school in San Ysidro and had problems. The teachers are great at Sunset. The principal is Great, he knows the kids and helps them out as much as he can. The kids are welbehaved. I think this school is the best in the community.

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no rating May 11, 2010
Sunset is the best school in San Ysidro!!! Let's help it to get this $$$ in these difficult budget times for education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 11, 2010
This school is the best in the area. We love the teachers and they way the treat the students. There academics are strong and there are many activities to keep the kids busy and out of trouble. I'm happy to be part of the school community.

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September 21, 2009
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September 10, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2009
These 2 years my daughters been here it been great there. Sunset is one of the best schools here in San Ysidro. Overall everybody is nice teachers are great couldn't be happier

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2009
I love the principals and teachers involvement in your childrens education. I like that my child while she was a fourth grader her class scored the highest CST scores. More fundings are necessary to reduce the amount of students / class ratio. Excellent school thus far. Only sad part is they can't post their homework online -due to many parents limited access to internet. Those of us who have the access are being punished by those who dont.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2009
Great school thus far. I like the teacher/principals involvement in my childs education. Only downside is that teachers can't post their class hw online due to many parents limited access to internet. I enjoy the activities that the school has. More fundings are needed for in order to reduce the children/teachers class ratio

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 13, 2009
Well sunset is a good school I had my kids there for two years yeah really good teachers but it was way better with mrs colon this year this school was not the same thanks to mrs espiritu k is a great teacher not to mention ms hurtado first grade my child learn alot from her but happend to the activity miss colon had I dont see any leadership with mr romero What I did enjoy this year was the annie play that the teacher guanco,garcide alba,vinaro hurtado and ms guzman did the kids did a great job good job to all

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 12, 2009
First of all, thank you for giving me the opportunity to give my opinion about Sunset School. I'm very happy and proud of having my daughter in this school. Sunset offers to students: A beautiful campus, great biliteracy and mainstream English programs, excellent teachers, supportive office staff all of these with the leadership of Mr. Jason Romero. My daughther started in the Biliteracy program since Kinder; she is now in the Mainstream English program and with the best CST scores in the last two years. My respects to the following teachers: Luna (K), Garciadealba (1st), Garcia C. (2nd) and Lemos (3rd). Good luck in the following years to come with this economic crisis to the Sunset Team. Go Lions!!!

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November 11, 2008
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June 19, 2007
My daughter is in Second Grade and I love her teacher. Mrs. Sortdesanz is a great teacher. She is caring as she is strict, just enough, just the right amount at the right moment. The school is the highest ranked on the area and I love that the principal, She is the right combination of approachable but commands respect, the kids and teachers need a principal with those qualities. I hope they had more music, art, sports or tutorials after school.

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2006
Thank you for this chance to express myself about Sunse Shcool it is great staring with there pricipal Mrs Colon she is great she really cares about her students . One time that really sticks in my head was when a small girl must of been in kindergarten was crying ,she kneel next to her and wisper something in her ear and the child smiled took her hand and walked into her classroom with a big smile. Of course I was curios to what she had said and I asked she told her she would help her with all her work since the girls mom did't read or write thank you for this chance to share my story..Leslie Aguirre proud parent of a Sunset student

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2005
This school has a very cohesive staff. You can see that they have the best interest in mind for their students. Unfortunately, this diamond in the rough cannot perform to its capacity and capability due to several factors. First, class sizes are too large in the upper grades. The district office is out of touch with the parent, student, and teacher's needs. Their performance is shady at best. The district office prefers to dictate and not collaborate. The bilingual program in this district is a great disservice to the students and there is no English Language Development program. Due to politics, this district is stagnant.

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2004
They charge money for everything. If you want to join the parents association, they charge 6.00. If your kid is late ,they want to charge you money. I believe It's unconstitutional. This is not a private school.

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Sunset Elementary School
3825 Sunset Lane, San Ysidro, CA  92173
(619) 428-1148
Last modified Sunset Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sunset Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top