Principal's Message

  • David Levine

     

    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. 

    A few key updates:

    • We are currently planning to return to full Face 2 Face instruction for 2021-2022
    • Meet & Greet is set for August 17 (see flyer on landing page)
    • The first day of school is August 18
    • Open House is set for September 1 (see flyer on landing page)
    • Registration remains open…call the office to register

    I am very excited to continue into my third year as principal at Meadowbrook Elementary School.  Our theme for 2021-2022 is “Eagle Pride” 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 (14 years)

    Personal:

    • My son graduated from University of Central Florida with computer science engineering degree and currently lives in Washington
    • My daughter is in her second year at University of Florida studying industrial engineering

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

    • “A” School in 2004, 2006, 2009 & 2010
    • “B” School in 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2015, 2017 & 2018
    • 2020-2021 FSA Testing:
      • Increased Grade 3 ELA proficiency by 1%
    • 2018-2019 FSA Testing:
      • Increased Grade 4 ELA proficiency by 6%
      • Increased Grade 4 Math proficiency by 9%
      • Maintained Grade 3 Math proficiency at 63%
      • Increased Overall Math Learning Gains by 9%

    A few key accomplishments from 2020-2021:

    • Started school year 100% virtually for 700 students during pandemic
    • Distributed 500+ laptop computers to students
    • Increased teacher proficiency in Canvas, Teams and supporting tech resources
    • Reopened F2F, virtual and blended learning in October during pandemic
    • Held intervention camps and tutoring programs
    • Completed myriad teacher and staff PD
    • Held in-house field trips, field days, clubs and Grade 5 graduation
    • Maintained enrollment near 700 students
    • Effectively implemented COVID protocols and increased sanitization practices
    • Experienced extremely few COVID cases among student and staff
    • Held successful summer school for 300+ students
    • Strengthened Dual Language Program in Grade K-5

     Sincerely,

    David J. Levine, Proud Principal