4K Program

4K Program

Welcome to the Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District's 4K Program! The District offers half day 4K at four locations: Deerfield Elementary, Forest Ridge Elementary, Salvation Army, and Shepard Hills Elementary. Click the 4K Staff Directory Button Below to view information about our teachers at each location.

4K Staff Directory

4K Locations


Forest Ridge

Salvation Army

Shepard Hills

Helpful Documents:

4K Enrollment Forms

*Please note: The 4K sections are becoming close to capacity. Your child will be assigned where space is available.

2017-18 4K Supply List

4K Handbook

Important Dates

4K Concert
Thursday, January 18th
AM Class 5:00-5:45pm PM Class 6:30-7:15pm (Families will begin arriving at 4:30pm)

4K Concert
Wednesday, May 16th
AM Class 5:00-5:45pm PM Class 6:30-7:15pm (Families will begin arriving at 4:30pm)

Welcome to the 2017-18 School Year!

New this year! 4K Students have staggered starts dates on September 5th, 6th, & 7th. There is no school for 4K on September 8th or October 23rd. If you do not know your student's start date, please call (414)768-5884.

First Day of 4K: September 11, 2017

Following your student's staggered start date, the official first day of school for 4K students is Monday, September 11, 2017, which is also when transportation begins.

4K Curriculum

Mathematic Skills

  • Rote Counting
  • Identifying numbers/shapes/colors
  • Sorting and comparing

Social & Emotional Skills

  • Expressing self
  • Developing self-control during structured/unstructured activities
  • Communicating emotions appropriately
  • Demonstrating self-confidence
  • Accepting responsibility

Early Literacy

  • Recognizing their name
  • Writing
  • Identifying letters and numbers
  • Recognizing concepts of print

Listening & Understanding

  • Answering questions
  • Following complex instructions

Speaking & Communicating

  • Participating in class discussions and activities
  • Communicating their needs appropriately
  • Using a variety of vocabulary and language structure

Self Help

  • Putting on and taking off their coat
  • Zipping, snapping, and buttoning
  • Maintain good personal hygiene
  • Demonstrating care of personal items