First United Methodist Christian School

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
Tel: (305)248-7992
  • 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 AffiliationMethodist
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1953

Student Body

Total Students341 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeFirst United Methodist Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki or Navy pants and Polos)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,200
Tuition NotesThis is the average cost; it varies less for younger children and higher for older students.
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions AssociateTina Kelly

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Ceramics, Cheerleading, Drama, Karate, Music Lessons, National Junior Honor Society, Spanish Ceramics, Cheerleading, 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  4/5/2013
Love the school! Excellent teachers.
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5  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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