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Why choose First Methodist School?


  1.  FMS has provided a consistent, quality education since 1973 to children in Bartow and surrounding areas.

  2.  FMS has operated under the guidance of the same Director/Principal since its beginning.

  3.  FMS is located in the safe, clean environment of the FUMC Educational Building.

  4.  FMS enjoys a family atmosphere where parents are encouraged to participate in all activities.

  5.  FMS students, staff and families have the comfort and benefit of the Pastor of FUMC who is on the premises and participates in the school through monthly Chapel services and several Church/School Sunday services throughout the year.

  6.  FMS is conveniently located and serves families not only in Bartow, but Fort Meade, Homeland, Lakeland, Winter Haven, Auburndale, Lake Alfred, Eagle Lake and Mulberry.

  7.  FMS has a well-trained, qualified faculty and staff and maintains a low student/teacher ratio.

  8.  FMS has consistently offered a developmentally appropriate curriculum for 2 year olds through the 8th grade.

  9.  FMS serves hot lunches cooked daily as well as Pre-school and Day Care morning and afternoon snacks.

 10.  FMS Day Care provides quality before and after school care so that children may be safely educated and cared for in the same facility, "under one roof".

11.  FMS takes pride in the accomplishments of its students both while they are attending FMS and later as they are successful in middle, high school and college.

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