Sunset Elementary School

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4229 W Lake Sammamish Pkwy Se

Bellevue, WA 98008

(425) 837-5600

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Sunset Elementary School

I can't imagine sending my children to a better school! The parental involvement is spectacular and the staff is incredibly dedicated. The classes sizes are good size (22-25) and they is such a strong sense of community among the Sockeyes. Any review without mention of Mr. Hamasaki would be shameful. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/03/12

We love the school . My daughter don't want to leve the school and go for another school for 6th grade. She said i wish i stay and study till 10th. Me and my wife will recomond this school .

Posted by a parent on 06/24/12

I love this school! We may be moving to another state and I am heartsick over leaving Sunset. The principal, Mr. Hamasaki, is amazing and seems like he would do anything for his students. Parental involvement is incredible - 100% PTA participation for the school 9 years in a row. My first grade daughter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/13/12

Math curriculum has been changed/improved but a weak staff makes it still a below average program. Academic excellence is not demonstrated from the school leadership and the weak standards are evident throughout.

Posted by a parent on 12/30/08

Parental involvement is high because they are picking up the slack for a poor staff and curriculum. Math curriculum is very bad and Science is pitiful. School district pays lip service to not tolerating bullying, but there's no action.

Posted by a parent on 05/29/07

Great educational program, however I wish they would add more ethnic diversity in their choice of history and literature to provide kids with a more global view.

Posted by a parent on 06/07/06

I am the parent of a former student (now HS freshman) attending school in NYS- we moved in 3rd grade...The bilingual program @ Sunset was fantastic and gave my daughter the opportunity to finish her NYS language grad requirment by 9th gr. - Looking back on the work it was some of the most challenging ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/14/06

Sunset has strong partent involvement is constantly seeking ways to improve education.

Posted by a parent on 01/31/06

Sunset elementary employs great teachers as well as students. Many of the students do above average on the WASL and ITBS testing. After they graduate they go to Pine Lake Middle or Issaquah Middle.

Posted by a student on 01/12/06

Great program and wonderful parental support. Great test scores as well

Posted by a parent on 11/04/05

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Test scores for Sunset Elementary School

MSP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Sunset Elementary School
Issaquah School District
* In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Bellevue schools — Sunset Elementary School is located at 4229 W Lake Sammamish Pkwy Se, Bellevue WA 98008. 4229 W Lake Sammamish Pkwy Se is in the 98008 ZIP code in Bellevue, WA The school district for Sunset Elementary School is the Issaquah School District. Sunset Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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