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 (2022-23)

  • 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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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.: 45%

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

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 (2022-23)

  • 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 $13,616 for elementary schools and $14,833 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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