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 (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 257 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

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

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School History

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
257 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
First United Methodist Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
17 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.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Associate
Annette Bonilla

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Cheerleading

Club or Organization:
National Junior Honor Society

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Karate

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
Profile last updated: 08/26/2020

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
Amazing teachers and excellent school! So glad we found this school.
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5  
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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5  
Love the school! Excellent teachers.
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5  
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 (2021)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 257 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $5,000
  • Acceptance rate: 90%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Miami-dade County, FL is $13,571 for elementary schools and $14,998 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Miami-dade County, FL is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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