School Profile

School Information

  • Address: 24629 42nd Ave S             

                   Kent, WA 98032  

    Phone: 253.945.4100


    Fax:  253.945.4141

    Principal: Kelley Schottle

    Assistant Principal: Molly Burkhardt

    Counseling: Melissa Smith

    Grades: K-5

    Year School was Built: 2011

School Mission Statement

  • In an environment of high expectations, high support, and no excuses, the staff of Sunnycrest Elementary School will continually learn, lead, utilize data, and collaborate to ensure our scholars have a voice, a dream, and a bright future.

Our School Goals

  • Our school goals align with the district strategic plan:

    Goal 2- Whole Child: Thriving, Confident, Responsible Individuals

    Pride Points

    • Scholars come to Sunnycrest to learn, as indicated by our 95% rate of scholar attendance
    • Implementation of Sunnycrest’s Scholar Advisory Committee, giving scholars a voice for meaningful school-wide change throughout the school year

    Area of Focus

    • Reduce the disproportionality in our discipline data by ensuring that every scholar is attending school and engaged in high quality instruction

    Goal 4- Content-Area Competence:

    Mastery of All Subjects

    Pride Points

    • The number of scholars reading on grade level as measured by iReady increased by 22% during the 2018-2019 school year
    • The number of scholars math on grade level as measured by iReady increased by 22% during the 2018-2019 school year

    Area of Focus

    • High quality core instruction in every classroom, ensuring our Primary scholars are on track to read at grade level by third grade. 100% of Kindergarten Scholars will be proficient on the Foundational Skills Assessment for Reading

Community Involvement

  • At Sunnycrest, we proudly partner with our families and community. We offer a multitude of events and opportunities which include: Ready for K!, ELL Family Academy, PTA, Multicultural Night, assemblies, monthly Coffee Chat with the Principal, and much more! For information about ways you can volunteer or increase family partnerships, please contact our family liaison, Kirsten Encinas, at 253-945-4133.

School Improvement Plan and Score Card



School Data

  • You can find data for all schools on Washington’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction’s website including scholar demographics, teacher information, free and reduced lunch rate, school funding and financial resources, and assessment data at

    Also, check out the FWPS Data Dashboard on our website: and click on the “Data Dashboard” icon at the top of the page.

  • Updated:2022-2023