First United Methodist Christian School

622 North Krome Avenue
Homestead, FL 33030-0330
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 goal is to provide the community a Christian education under Christian leadership and a loving, supportive community for students, staff, and families to enable students to excel intellectually, spiritually, and socially.

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
Year Founded 1953

Student Body

Total Students 308 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%
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
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
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate Tina Kelly


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


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. 


  • Support the family and help parents in the crucial years of child rearing. 
  • Provide an example of the highest qualities of Christian faith.
  • Support children through the best  practices within the educational arena. We will help the child reach  their highest potential in physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual growth.  

Profile last updated: 09/24/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Princeton Christian School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Atala Montessori School For Creative Expression (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Atala Montessori School For Creative Expression (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Homestead
    Grades: PK-7 | 56 students
    0.2 miles
    240 N Krome Ave
    Homestead, FL 33030
  • Homestead
    Grades: K-8 | 102 students
    0.2 miles
    155 Nw 4th St
    Homestead, FL 33030
  • Homestead
    Grades: PK-2 | 205 students
    0.4 miles
    137 Nw 10th Street
    Homestead, FL 33030
  • Homestead
    Grades: PK-8 | 164 students
    0.4 miles
    145 Ne 10th St
    Homestead, FL 33030
  • Homestead
    Princeton Christian School
    (Church of the Nazarene)
    Grades: PK-12 | 339 students
    0.5 miles
    Po Box 924916
    Homestead, FL 33092

School Reviews

Love the school! Excellent teachers.
- Posted by Parent, 04/05/13
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.
- Posted by Parent, 10/06/12

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