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

Enrollment Information

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

4K Handbook

2018-19 Information 

4K students will begin the year on a "staggered start".  All 4K students will be assigned one day on either September 4, September 5, or September 6, and will attend during their assigned session time.  This day will be used for teaching routines, acclimating to the school environment, and getting to know the children in a small group setting.  All 4K students will have their second day of school on Monday, September 10. 

Click the button below to view the 2018-19 school supply list.

2018-19 Supply List


Back to School Dates

August 29, 5:00-6:30:  4K Open House

September 4-6:  4K staggered start days

September 10:  4K second day of school

October 18, 3:30 - 8:30 pm:  4K Picture Day and Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 22: No school for 4K students

October 22, 7:30 - 11:30 am:  4K Picture Day and Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 24, 3:30 - 8:30 pm: 4K Picture Day and Parent/Teacher Conferences

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