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: These forms are for the 2017-18 school year. Online enrollment for the 2018-19 school year will open on February 12.

2017-18 4K Supply List

4K Handbook

Spring 2018 Concert Dates

Forest Ridge: 

Thursday, May 10th at 5:30 pm (both sessions) 


Thursday, May 31 (Morning students arrive at 4:45; concert begins at 5:00. Afternoon students arrive at 6:00 pm; concert begins at 6:15 pm.)

Salvation Army:

Monday, June 4th for Mrs. Castro's class at 6:00 pm

Tuesday, June 5th for Mrs. Ellifson's class (1:00 pm for the afternoon class and 5:30 pm for the morning class) 


Enrollment Information

Looking to enroll your 4K student?  Visit our 4K Enrollment page for details. 

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