A National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

5120 Sunset Drive, Miami Florida 33143 - PH: 305-661-8527




Dade Partners


Provides uniform vouchers to families in need

Supporting student “Leadership Symposium” initiative, which helps students develop good presentation skills and public speaking skills through Executive Pass

Features artwork of a selected Sunset Elementary student on their holiday cards 

Together with American Food & Wine Institute, facilitated “Days of Taste” to a fifth grade class and assisted with our outdoor garden

Supported teacher workshops in “Visual Thinking Strategies” where using art enables students to think, observe, and communicate


Assists with marketing, banners, and instructional support material


Helps expose our students to performances from the young artists at the Florida Grand Opera to create musical and cultural awareness   


Selected teachers at Sunset Elementary participated in Project INCLUDE workshop on Universal Design in order to use this most recent research in the classrooms

Sponsors a Math Night and Art Night to promote literacy and the arts

Facilitate presentations by children's author's and offers book signing opportunities

Mr. Manuel Echevarria
Press Concepts
Business Community Representative


The Dade Partners Program seeks to formalize relationships between schools and businesses/organizations to bring resources together to support educational success in our schools. Their mission is:

  • To mobilize and channel resources into the school system, based on targeted strategic goals

  • To engage stakeholders by serving as the vehicle to foster a greater understanding of the school system and its programs

  • To provide role models for students

  • To enhance communication between Miami-Dade County Schools and the community

  • To promote a positive environment for education and businesses.

  • To learn more about Dade Partners please visit their website at http://community.dadeschools.net/Dade_Partners.htm

  • If you are interested in becoming a partner, please contact Ms. Marisol Castellanos, Dade Partners Liaison, at castellanos@dadeschools.net