Our Child Care Center provides support for the family and helps parents in the crucial years of child rearing. We witness to and share our vision of the sacredness of all children through nurturing and an intentional display of spiritual faith. Our staff consists of warm loving trained Christian caregivers who strive to enhance the physical, emotional, social and spiritual growth of our children. We provide full time care for infants through age 5 and part time care is available for children Kindergarten through 6th grade. In the summer we provide full time care for all ages.

Religious Exempt 

First United Methodist Child Care Center has a Religious Exempt Status and holds a Religious Exempt Certificate.

First United Methodist Child Care Center is an integral part of the First United Methodist Church of Kissimmee conducting regularly scheduled classes and educational programs accredited by Association of Christian Schools International, which publishes and requires compliance with its standards for health, safety, and sanitation, pursuant to section 402.316(1), Florida Statutes.

First United Methodist Child Care Center is in compliance with the Florida Statutes in regards to meeting the minimum requirements of the applicable local governing body as to health, sanitation, and safety as well as background screening requirements (ss.402.305, 402.3055, 435.05, and 435.06 Florida Statutes).  First United Methodist Child Care Center is committed to ongoing self-monitoring for compliance.


The First United Methodist Child Care Center is accrediated by Association of Christian Schools International, ACSI. 

First United Methodist School and Child Care Center is a private educational center utilizing a traditional, academically sound education, with the addition of a Christian emphasis. Because we are a church-related ministry, we will be faithful to our heritage as Christians, and our daily activities and policies will reflect this tradition.

Free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten VPK Click here to sign up for the Eligibility Voucher 

Hours of Operation
First United Methodist Child Care Center is open from 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.,
Monday through Friday. The Child Care Center will be CLOSED during the following holidays.

*2018-2019* Holiday Schedule For Child Care
September 3rd  – Labor Day
November 12th – Veteran’s Day
November 22nd – Thanksgiving Day
November 23rd  – Day after Thanksgiving
December 24th  – Christmas Eve
December 25th – Christmas Day
December 31st – New Years Eve
January 1st - New Year's Day
January 21st - Martin Luther King Day
February 15th - Rodeo Day
May 27th - Memorial Day
July 4th - Independence Day

*  If the holiday falls on a weekend, we will be closed either on the Friday or the Monday or both in cases of Christmas & New Years.

Regular VPK 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

All the enrollment forms, birth certificate, immunization & physical forms must be completed and turned in before the first day of classes in order for the child to be fully enrolled.  

Parents choosing to forego immunization must submit proper documentation and sign a release freeing our program from liability in the event the child contracts a disease or illness for which the child could have been immunized.

Statement of Non Discrimination
Pursuant to USC 2000d, First United Methodist Church does not discriminate on the ground of race, color, or national origin and extends to all students the same rights, privileges, programs, and activities. The non-discrimination policy applies equally to its educational policies, scholarships, and other school or child care administered programs.


Registration & Book/Supply Fees

Registration Fees (Annually, Per Child & Non Refundable) 

  • New Enrolled = $125.00
  • Current Families (PreK & Elem) = $75.00

Pre K Book & Supply Fees (Annually, Per Child & Non Refundable)

  • PreK3 (3 days) = $100.00
  • PreK 3 (5 days) = $150.00
  • VPK is FL funded


Payments are due on Mondays for the current week

Returned Check Fee = $35.00

Late Payment charges of $15.00 per child per week apply if not received by 9 a.m. on Wednesday.

Late Pick Up charge of $1.00 per minute per child.

Standard discounts apply, 10% for siblings & church members in good standing, and 15% for church members in good standing with more than one child.

2017-2018 Enrollment Information & Forms
Registration Checklist
Policy and Financial Agreement
Pledge of Support
Video Consent
Philosophy & Goals
Flu Form
Know Your Child Care Facility
Free Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten VPK Click here to sign up for the Eligibility Voucher 
2017-18 Child Care Fees
All About Me
Emergency Form 2017-2018
Information 2017-18
Enrollment/Registration Form
Registration Information Procedures 2017-2018

Policies & Handbooks

Expulsion Policy

Food Policy

VPK Discipline & Absentee Policy

Preschool Information & Mini Handbook

Parent-Student Handbook


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