First United Methodist Christian School

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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

First United Methodist Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1953
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 46%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
14 students
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Khaki or Navy pants and Polos

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
This is the average cost; it varies less for younger children and higher for older students and does not include fees.
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate
Lauren Liberty

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Lego Club, Tutoring

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Piano

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 FACCS.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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does First United Methodist Christian School cost?
First United Methodist Christian School's tuition is approximately $6,000 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of First United Methodist Christian School?
The acceptance rate of First United Methodist Christian School is 95%, which is higher than the national average of 84%.
What sports does First United Methodist Christian School offer?
First United Methodist Christian School offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Soccer and Volleyball.
What is First United Methodist Christian School's ranking?
First United Methodist Christian School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for First United Methodist Christian School?
The application deadline for First United Methodist Christian School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
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Amazing teachers and excellent school! So glad we found this school.
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We couldn't be happier here, our children love it!!! The teachers and staff go above and beyond, a wonderful learning environment!
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Love the school! Excellent teachers.
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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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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,000
  • Acceptance rate: 95%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Miami-dade County, FL is $15,460 for elementary schools and $17,376 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Miami-dade County, FL is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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