Welcome to the Madison Metropolitan School District
All children who are four years old on or before September 1, 2015 and live in the Madison Metropolitan School District are eligible to participate in the Four-Year-Old Kindergarten (4K) program.
- 4K is tuition-free*
- It is not required
- It is a half-day program
- There are 2 sessions - AM and PM
- It follows play-based learning standards to get your child ready for Kindergarten
- It takes place in many MMSD elementary schools and in early childhood care and education centers in Madison
- Site information
- 4K Questions and Answers
- 4K Supply List
*There is a $40 materials fee
Registration for the 2015-2016 School Year
4K Registration for the 2015-16 school year began on Monday, February 2nd, 2015. Couldn't make it? No problem. Begin the process online by clicking on the link below, then call your school to set up a time to go in and complete the process. Parents of children who currently attend an early education program through the MMSD do not need to register again.
When parents or guardians register their child, they will be required to show proof of age and proof of residency.
Proof of age -- the child's birth certificate or passport, or other proofs such as copies of medical records, formal religious records maintained by an entity other than the parent/guardian, etc. are acceptable.
Proof of residency -- a utility bill, lease or mortgage are acceptable.
Children are welcome to accompany parents, but they are not required to attend.
For help completing the online enrollment, call the 4K Information Line at (608) 442-2933.
Registration for the 2014-15 School Year
Registration took place on Monday, February 3, 2014 at all Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) elementary schools except Lincoln, Randall and Marquette. If you were unable to attend, don't worry! You can still start the process online by clicking on the link above. Call your local elementary school to set up a time to finish the registration process.
If you live less than 1.5 miles from your child’s assigned 4-year-old kindergarten school site and wish to be considered for district-provided transportation you must complete and submit the Application for Consideration for 4K Walk Area Exception. Please submit this application by 4:00PM on Friday, August 28th to:
Transportation Service, 4711 Pflaum Road, Madison, WI 53718.
You can fax to 608-204-0375, or submit as an email attachment to Michael LaCount at email@example.com.