First United Methodist Christian School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
622 North Krome Avenue
Homestead, FL 33030
Tel: (305)248-7992
Grades: NS-8 | 308 students
First United Methodist Christian School is a ministry of the First United Methodist Church of Homestead whose mission is to provide affordable, quality, developmentally age-appropriate, academically challenging educational learning experiences for preschool, elementary, and middle school students in a Christian context within the greater Homestead community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Methodist
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Year Founded 1953

Student Body

Total Students 308 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 33%
Students by Grade First United Methodist Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki or Navy pants and Polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,200
Tuition Notes This is the average cost; it varies less for younger children and higher for older students.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate Tina Kelly

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Cheering, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Ceramics, Cheerleading, Cooking, Drama, Karate, Music Lessons, National Junior Honor Society, Spanish Ceramics, Cheerleading, Cooking, Drama, Karate, Music Lessons, Spanish, National Junior Honor Society,

School Notes

The First United Methodist Christian school staff is highly trained and qualified and provides a loving environment and education with a heart for Christ. We are accredited through ACSI. We view the school as a partnership with the home in the God-commissioned responsibility of teaching children. We believe that a superior program for young children views them as "whole persons".  Our school provides an active, challenging environment under the leadership of loving, dedicated, well-qualified Christian instructors. 

WE PROMISE TO:

  • Support parent values 
  • Provide a consistent Godly example
  • Provide high quality teaching and learning experiences  
  • Provide balanced cocurricular and extracurricular opportunities
  • Provide a safe, clean, prosocial learning environment that attends to the learning domains
  • Assist students in the discovery of life purpose
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5.0  4/5/2013
Love the school! Excellent teachers.
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5.0  10/6/2012
The Teachers go above and beyond the call of duty. The school campus is beautiful, especially the new library. I highly recommend this school, my daughter has attended this school for four years now and I am very impressed with the results.
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