Faculty and Staff
  • The Faculty and Staff would like to welcome you to our school. We are here to provide quality education in a safe and secure environment! Our principal, assistant principals, office staff, counselors, teachers, and support staff are ready to work with you as partners in your child's education. Contact TE Staff anytime if you have questions, comments, or concerns.

  • Dr. Brown Assistant Principal

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    Dear Tropical Families, 

    Welcome back Tropical Families to the 2022 – 2023 school year! A special welcome also goes out to our new Toucans and their families. 

    As we begin this school year, we want to ensure that each of you has a very successful school year. Tropical Elementary was awarded a grade of “A” by the State of Florida for the 2021 -2022 school year. We are proud of our grade, but even more proud of the dedication of our teachers, students, parents, staff and our school community for putting our students first and ensuring that they made progress throughout the school year. By supporting each other and learning together in a positive environment, we all grew individually and collectively. 

    The start of the school year can be exciting but also overwhelming for students as they take on different subjects, learn new concepts and make new friends. We look forward to partnering with you to provide the guidance and support that our Toucans need to grow and be successful as they continue their educational journey. We look forward to a year of learning and fun while being aware of the need to grow academically, socially and emotionally! 

    Our theme this year will be “Toucan, You’ve Got a Friend in Me,” from the award-winning movie Toy Story. 

    To Infinity and Beyond! 


    Robert N. Schneider, Principal 

    Dr. Deborah L. Brown, Assistant Principal 


  • Office Manager

    Dina Santuccio, TE Office Manager

    Main Office Number: 754-323-7750

    Fax Number: 754-323-7790

  • Registrar

    Ileana Nunez, Registrar

    Main Office Number: 754-323-7750

    Fax Number:  754-323-7790

  • Attendance Clerk

    Michelle Lutin, Clerical, Attendance Clerk

    Attendance Phone Number: 754-323-7752

    Fax Number: 754-323-7790

  • Clerk II

    Diane Clifford, Clerk II

    Main Office Number: 754-323-7750

    Fax Number:  754-323-7790

  • Media Clerk

    Tracie Brooks, Media Clerk

    Main Office Number: 754-323-7750

    Fax Number:  754-323-7790

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