Students enrolled 691
School leader MS. SARA N MARTIN
Transportation options Yes
District Dade County School District
After school Yes

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10235 Southwest 84th Street
Miami, FL 33173

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(305) 279-3222
(305) 273-2130
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4 stars
Based on 47 ratings

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June 11, 2014
The STEM program is excellent and my daughters are excelling at this school. You are expected to be involved in your child's education and they welcome you on campus. I especially like the emphasis on math and science. This year my daughter went to Kennedy Space Center, which I thought was a great addition to her education. The office staff is friendly and efficient and the principal Ms. Martin is very active in the school. You will even see her in the mornings talking to the kids. She runs a very tight ship

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2014
Very organized, Great teachers, Great Principal and Vice Principal. Kids are happy and doing great. Parent involvement is good but needs to get better(school does all it can to get them involved). S.T.E.M. Program is top notch.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2014
Sorry below note dated May 6 , 2014 is for Windermere FL Sunset park elementary school.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
My daughter has been at this school since Kindergarten she is in 4th grade now. I couldn't be more pleased with the leadership, the teachers and volunteer parents. In this crazy world ...here we find safety, friendship and a top notch learning program. My daughter loves her school and so do I.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
I was blessed to have found a school like this. Schools make a difference when the people in it make a difference. From the kids to the security staff, the ladies in the cafeteria, the office staff, the teachers and the principal they all work hard to make this school stand out from all the rest of the public schools out there. The school's staff cares a great deal about teaching kids and helping in every way possible. I thank all the teachers who have a taken their extra time to get involved and help my kids. Thank you.

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2013
As a parent of three, with two attending Sunset Park Elementary, for 4 years, from Kindergarten to 3rd grade, by far this is a great school to be involve with, furthermore I can say that as far as technology, and staff this school is Great, the best in Kendall. Every teacher is well guide by a wonderful Principal Mrs. Martin. God Bless you all.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2013
Sunset Park Elementary has remained a neighborhood gem that I have been proud to teach at for the past 25 years. Our teachers have a reputation for their nurturing and dedication. Most classrooms are equipped with the latest technology that supports and enriches instruction. Sunset Park is now a S.T.E.M. Academy.

- submitted by a teacher
August 22, 2013
I am so grateful to have found Sunset Park Elementary. My son started Kindergarten last year and the entire process of dealing with the school system was new to us. The administration and teaching staff, alike, were easily accessible and always willing to help. There is a true sense of community among the families and staff and the principal, Mrs. Martin, is clearly invested in the school. I have been impressed by the fact that Mrs. Martin is present at all school events, knows the students (new or established) by name, and is always willing to talk to a parent, no matter how busy her day. My son had a difficult adjustment to Kindergarten. His teachers quickly noticed his struggle and collaborated closely with us and with the administration in identifying and rectifying the problem in a supportive manner that allowed him to fulfill his academic potential and enjoy his Kindergarten year. I highly recommend Sunset Park Elementary and give them a 5 star rating.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
The team work, dedication, and love make my school the best. We care about our children and we are always looking for the best ways of helping them grow academically and emotionally.

- submitted by a teacher
August 22, 2013
VERY GOOD SCHOOL AND TEACHERS. I RECOMMENDED THE SCHOOLS TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
Sunset Park is the best thing that happen to my daughters , there are great people there , sunset park is like a family with excellent teachers excellent security guards, excellent after care staff an everybody guided by an excellent principal . Sunset park is a public school , but no privet school reaches the excellence of Sunset Park !!!!!! My daughters are bless to have Sunset Park as her school. Thank you Sarah Martin

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
Sunset Park Elementary is an excellent school. The Principal and Teachers truly care about their students. They work hard to educate and enrich the lives of their students.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
My daughter is enrolled in this school and is in first grade. She loves her teachers and enjoys going to school, not to mention how much she has learned. I am so glad I enrolled her in this school! All the teachers and staff are so helpful!! I wouldn't have put her anywhere else!

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
Sunset Park Elementary is a hidden gem in the east Kendall area. Serving pre-K through 5th grade, Sunset Park sets itself apart from other schools by approaching a rigorous academic foundation with an abundance of warmth and welcoming support to parents and children alike. Sunset Park seeks to build up its' students' self-esteem, to create a generation of thinkers and leaders. Sunset Park Elementary boasts a beautiful campus with the latest technology and innoventions to facilitate learning, including smartboards and computer labs for all students. An "A" rated school, Sunset Park teaches not only the fundamentals of academics, but also life skills such as respect for authority and self-governance as well as critical thinking skills. Sunset Park has now incorporated a S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineeing, Math) program into its every day curriculum. Students will spend time in the STEM lab each week in which they will be taught higher order levels of thinking about the most important learning issues of the day. Sunset Park is an excellent elementary school and each child who attends can and will achieve his highest potential.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
Love love love this school!!!! I've had the privilege to be a part of the Sunset park elementary family for the past 7 years. What's most important to me is something that Mrs. Martin and her staff are adamant about..... Our children's safety! Not only are our children safe when in school, they are also getting a top notch education. For this reason I rate this school five out of five stars!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
I am a parent and voluneteer at Sunset Park Elementary school. I was first introduced to this school last year when my child started K. I was introduced to the PTA during open house and at every event. Every employee at this school has taken the time to make sure the children have the ability to learn and be safe in a warm and inviting atmosphere. The principal, Ms. Martin, and V. P., Ms. Abreau, know most of the children by name and take the time to speak to each student and parent. The school has security measures to insure parents that their children are safe when they attend school. There is an ongoing recruiting to get the parents involved in the PTA and become a volunteer. I could not be happier with this school. My child has learned so quickly and efficiently. The staff has an amazing ability to connect to their students and make each one feel they are capable and it ignites the fire in these students to learn. It is an amazing school and I am a PROUD PARENT.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
Sunset Park S.T.E.M. Academy is an EXCELLENT school. I have worked at at this school for about 8 years and I cannot imagine working anywhere else. My principal is an excellent leader. She is involved in every activity no matter how big or small. She cares about her staff, her students and her school. She is constantly looking for ways to involve the parents and the community. Now with our new STEM program, we are looking forward to an exciting school year full of interacting learning, educational field trips and so much more!

- submitted by a teacher
August 22, 2013
My oldest son went to this school from 1st to 5th grade. All the teachers have been awesome and he always had the best of help and guidance. My other son will be graduating this yr from this school and is sad to be leaving. They both love everything about this school. And will miss it!!

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
I'm really glad I found this school, I enrolled my daughter when a year ago when she was going to start the first grade, and to be honest since she started she has greatly improved academic wise, and social wise. The teachers know a lot, and they are great people and love the students. The principal, Mrs. Martin, is really nice with everyone, parents and students, she's really understanding and a wonderful person. My daughter loves the school, and every and every day when she gets home she starts talking about what an amazing day she had and everything that she learned, and how about she can't wait to go back the next day. I honestly am a proud parent of Sunset Park Elementary.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
Sunset Park is a fantastic school. The teachers, staff members & principal are hands on with the children and the teaching techniques in our school. Parents also show dedication in their volunteer work. This school is very family oriented, the love that the teachers & staff show is beyond anyone's expectations. I highly recommend this hidden gem to any parent!

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2013
Thank you Sunset Park Elementary and Ms. Martin and her wonderful staff for going the extra mile to make sure my daughter gets a solid education and enjoys her school experience. Your ability to see the "whole child" and offer all the tools and resources available to enhance her education and her life experience have been a model to me as a parent. I thank you and I look forward to another great year at Sunset Park Elementary .

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2013
Excellent School! Great teachers who care about my children's learning experience.. My 4th grader has excellent grades this year all thanks to the phenomenal teacher/parent communication!

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2012
After 5 wks & what was to be my daughters 1st kindergarten experience, we unenrolled my daughter from Sunset Park. The teacher assigned to her was demeaning, overwhelmed & focused more on behavior of the students than academics. After a lengthy conference w/ the principal (who is amazing & took the time to listen) she offered to place our daughter with a tenured teacher Ms R. As thankful as we were for that option our minds were made up, the damage had already been done. She is now in a private school - in a smaller class where the teacher has time to teach and PRAISE, & rewards students for good behavior instead of embarassing them with a color chart that they change themselves at the front of the class. Our daughter woke up one night telling us she had to change her color! The principal went on to say how sorry she was we were leaving as she loved our daughter and found her to be a most loving & happy child. We are sure Sunset Park is a great school filled w/ activities & other wonderful staff, it is equally important to be involved parents to know what a good teacher is comprised of. We are just sorry that Mrs. T made it a horrible experience for our daughter and for us.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2012
Today is my daughter's first day at Sunset Park after transfering from a private school. I had many concerns about the change and the program going to a new place. The teacher and the administration were so helpful this summer in spite of the end of summer schedules and number of students. I felt like my family was getting one on one attention that you would find only in a much smaller school. They were so nice and accommodating. It was obvious that they are striving to meet the needs of each child and do what is best for each child although it takes much more time to do so. It's only day one but I am thrilled for her to be a part of this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2012
I love SunsetPark its a excellent school. The teacher's are excellent and the principal too. I came from other country and the welocme was geat. If we as a father's work together with the teacher and so the school and activities we got better school and our childrens develops will be better. The principal is excellent, she allways is in the schoool and in each activities also in wekends, and if you need to talk with her she is always willing to talk to you. The only thing I will change is the lunch tha it's no good including the fruits that are not fresh all the time, some of the secretaries that when speak to you doesn't have the touch to work with parents and some of the lunch of employees that presure the chil when their fathers don't pay the lunch or forgot it to pay, they don't has the touch either.

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2012
I was a student at this school. The principal needs to leave. She tried to take money from the PTA.

- submitted by a community member
September 29, 2010
I love Sunset Park Elementary because the Principal Ms. Martin, Assistant Principal and the teachers are excellent. They really care about our children's education and sense of well being. I used to have my kids in a private school, but four years ago that Ms. Martin got there, she turned that school around. Since then, our school has been Grade A. I wish our school could have up to 8th grade; that will be the best thing it can happen to all our kids that are attending this fantastic school. I want to thank Ms. Martin and her entire team (teachers, administrative, cafeteria, security and cleaning staff) for making Sunset Park Elementary. Ms. Martin and her team should win the Best School Team Award! Ale Vicenttin

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating November 03, 2009
this is the best school in the state. It has tremendous parent support and monthly family activities to bring parents in the school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 10, 2009
My daughter loves her teachers, friends, and best of all the school is in a very safe learning environment.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2009
I am a very happy parent because my son's school rocks! Yes, starting with the Principal, Mrs. Martin and ending with the custodian personnel(not enought space to mention the names). I can tell that Sunset Park is a school with a great atmosphere, safety and with great learning experiences for the kids. The teachers are very caring but at the same time they are expecting that their students give 100+ in their classes. Mrs. Berriz, Mrs. Vettel, Mr. Saca, Mrs. Chickillo, Mr. Tojdowski, Mrs. Fernandez, Mrs. Dean and now Mr. Miret are giving me and my family the best treasure we can get, the best education for our son. They are excellent educators where they only not care about the material they have to cover but they teach values to our kids that are priceless. I have selected the best school and will love to have them getting a recognition for their great attitude, care, education and taking the best care of our kids at Sunset Park Elementary!

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2009
From the Principal, to Vice Principal, to all the teachers and staff, we have only received amazing attention and support! My children are truly privileged to be attending such a wonderful school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 08, 2009
Sunset Park Elementary offers a great curriculum to their students and the teachers and the staff members really care about their students. They are very creative in figuring out ways in order to be able to raise monies for their school which in turn benefit the children. Their Gifted Program is one of the best in the district.

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2009
I love Sunset Park Elementary because they provide a safe, welcoming,and enriching environmet formy child. The teachers and administrators are more than competent and really care about their students and their school. As a parent, I am more than fully satisfied with everyone in the school and all that they provide for the children and the community.

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2009
The Principal and the staff are just and kind giving to the childs knowledge, friends and happy moments!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 07, 2009
They not only teach, but they care for the wellness of the kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 07, 2009
Sunset Park Elm. has the best teachers!

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2009
Ms. Martin and the teachers do an amazing job. Spide the low budget, they are always improving the school performence. Thank you for your leadership Ms. Martin!

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
December 04, 2008
My daughter attends Sunset Park Elementary. This school has a wonderful and caring enviroment. Both Teachers and the Principal Mrs. Martin are extremely caring when it comes to our children. Any issues they are there to help. My daughter has done extremely well and this mostly has to do with the dedication the Teachers give daily. I can email at any time with a question and will get a prompt response. I wish this school would turn into a K-8 so my daughter can continue in this same enviroment.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2008
the best school in Miami... good,nice,friendly staff and teacher... lovely environment,secured place for your kids.. a nice,smart,dedicated principal. and staff. in security is #1

- submitted by a parent
October 31, 2007
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- submitted by a student
no rating September 28, 2007
Hat's of to Mrs. Martin and the success of bring this school back up to an A school. The children are safe in this school with excellent security procedures that actually are set in motion. The learning environment is both student and parent friendly. Children are number one here and is shows. The faculty and staff are wounderful examples to our children at Sunset Park. They practice what they preach - and it shows in our children at home. We very happy to be a part of a successful school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 20, 2007
Sunset Park is one of Miami-Dade's best-kept secrets. The administration, staff and teachers are top-rate and are always willing to do what it takes to help your child succeed. The key is to get involved with the school and in your child's education. The school brought their FCAT grade up to an A once again, with a combination of hard work by both the teachers and students. I will miss Sunset Park and wish everyone there continued success.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2007
I have had the honor and privilege of getting to know most of the faculty and staff at Sunset Park Elementary. They are all committed to the health, welfare and education of our children. (The few that aren t, aren t there for long) I love them all for what they represent to our children and our community.

- submitted by a parent
November 29, 2006
The new principal has done a few good things for the school regarding security. However, Sunset Park Elementary has dropped from being an A+ school for four years in a row, to a B school in 2005-2006. Additionally, the level of parent involvement declined greatly.

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2006
Some teachers are very disorganized while others are exceptional. There is very little 'hands-on' experimentation in the class as part of the curriculum. The principal is new this year and I beleive with her leadership changes to correct the above issues will greatly improve.

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January 11, 2006
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August 19, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2005
Love this school...my child is very happy here...teachers care and the art program is terrific! It would be great if more parents participated in the school.

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2004
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Sunset Park Elementary School
10235 Southwest 84th Street, Miami, FL  33173
(305) 279-3222
Last modified Sunset Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sunset Park Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 54 reviews. Top