Principal's Message

  • David Levine

    August 2023

    Dear Meadowbrook Elementary Families & Community,

     

    Welcome to the Meadowbrook Elementary School website.  We hope you find many useful resources here and continue to periodically visit to learn about upcoming school events, programs and recognitions. 

    I am very excited to continue into my fifth year as principal at Meadowbrook Elementary School.  Our theme for 2022-2023 is “Eagles Rise Together” and our vision remains “Meadowbrook will provide rigorous standards-based instruction to meet the needs of the 21st Century learner in a safe and secure learning environment.”  We look forward to working with our students, families, PTA, community and Partners in Education to make this a very special year for Meadowbrook Elementary School.  We invite you to join us in our vision and reaching our goals.  Follow me on Twitter at @MeadowbrookElem and contact the office at 754-323-6500 to confirm that your contact information, address and cell phone is current.  

    My experience:

    • Nova Southeastern University Specialist degree in Educational Leadership
    • University of Florida Bachelor & Masters degree in Elementary Education
    • Elementary School Teacher in Miami-Dade County Public Schools (7 years)
    • Elementary School Assistant Principal in Broward County Public Schools (6 years)
    • Elementary School Principal in Broward County Public Schools (17 years)

    Personal:

    • My son graduated from University of Central Florida with computer science engineering degree and lives near Seattle, Washington
    • My daughter graduated from University of Florida with industrial engineering degree and lives near Orlando, Florida
    • My wife is an elementary school teacher with Broward County Public Schools

    The Meadowbrook Community, Teachers, Students & Staff are proud of these accomplishments:

    • Raised $4,000 for American Heart Association during Jump Rope for Heart and recognized as #1 fundraiser in Broward County Public Schools (2022)
    • Raised $2,500 for American Cancer Society during Relay for Life event (2023)
    • Imagine Learning National Award Winner School for ESOL (2021 & 2022)
    • “A” or “B” School in 2002 to 2011, 2015, 2017 & 2018

    A few key accomplishments from 2022-2023:

    • Reached 1 to 1 laptop computer to student ratio
    • Successfully implemented new BEST standards in Grade K-5
    • Successfully utilized new Benchmark reading and Envision math textbooks and resources
    • Held extensive tutoring camps for most students
    • Completed myriad teacher and staff PD
    • Held in-house field trips, field days, clubs and Grade 5 graduation
    • Strengthened Dual Language Program in Grade K-5
    • Academic Accomplishments (compared to prior year)
      • Increased Reading proficiency on FAST testing in Grade 4 & 5
      • Increased Math proficiency on FAST testing up to 45%
      • Increased Science proficiency on FSA Science testing by 10%

     Sincerely,

    David Levine, Proud Principal