First United Methodist Preschool

230 N Fifth Street,
Lake Wales, FL, 33853-0338
Tel: (863)676-6617
The purpose of the First United Methodist Preschool is to promote the social, emotional, intellectual, moral and physical development of young children.
We provide positive learning experiences in a loving Christian environment.
We hope to enhance family life through parental involvement in our program.
First United Methodist Preschool is a developmental school with emphasis on active learning.
We provide many opportunities for our students to experience learning for themselves.
Children are exposed to a variety of concepts through play centered activities.
Our Religious Philosophy First United Methodist Preschool is a Christian school that is open to children and families of all faiths.
Our message is God loves us and looks after us.
This idea is relayed daily and emphasized during weekly chapel services.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS)
Religious Affiliation Methodist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students 83 students
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 83:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Endtime Christian School Of Excellence (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Endtime Christian School Of Excellence (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hope Creative School (9.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lake Wales Endtime Christian School Of Excellence
    (Pentecostal)
    200 S 3rd St
    Lake Wales , FL , 33853
    (863)676-8299
    (Pentecostal)
    0.4  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Lake Wales
    Candlelight Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    209 E Sessoms Ave
    Lake Wales , FL , 33853
    (863)676-0049
    (Christian)
    0.4  mi  |  115  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Lake Wales
    The Vanguard School
    Special Education School
    22000 Highway 27
    Lake Wales , FL , 33859
    (863)676-6091
    Special Education School
    6.8  mi  |  106  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Winter Haven Hope Creative School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    2110 Cypress Gardens Blvd
    Winter Haven , FL , 33884
    (863)324-6377
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    9.7  mi  |  106  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Winter Haven
    St. John's Christian School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    1800 Cypress Gardens Blvd
    Winter Haven , FL , 33884
    (863)326-1638
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Methodist)
    9.9  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 06, 2012 - Hello: I recently came back to Polk County FL after being gone for many years. I cannot tell you how many people I''ve run into who raved about FUMC Preschool. Three women told me that they put their children on the waiting list BEFORE the children were born. That should tell this community something! Incidentally, I''ve asked numerous people if they liked the preschool themselves and not a single person said no. All children go through ups and downs; they may even experience separation anxiety. Yet, children do need social interaction in a loving environment prior to enrolling in traditional school in Kindergarten. For many children Kindergarten is fairly traumatic because it is an all day affair. When I went to Kindergarted, it was 1/2. I suppose that it became an all day event when so Mothers went back into the work force. Thank you to all who have made FUMC Preschool such a loving, caring environment that exudes integrity. If I ever have grandchildren, I could only hope they would be so blessed to be able to attend this Preschool or one just like it. - Posted by Parent

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