4K is offered in the afternoon class from 12:45-3:45.

Children who turn 4 on or before September 1, 2021. The 4K program is 12:45 – 3:20pm, within the afternoon program. Families can choose 4 days or 5 days for 4K. Lunch Bunch is available to extend the program.

Parents/ families of 4K students can choose to be a member or non-member for tuition purposes.

All 4K families are responsible for member or non-member tuition minus MMSD 4K reimbursement rate. **Please note, the difference in tuition is based on our program, which is 25 minutes longer each day than is mandated or offered by MMSD public sites.**


4K Families need to register with UHP and MMSD. MMSD 4K Registration for the 2021-22 school year is open to all families.

Begin the process online at enrollment.madison.k12.wi.us. When you register online, you need to list UHP as your first preference. Under Student heading, 4K Registration section, Do you want transportation if your address qualifies? You have to say “No”. Please select your first choice: Early Care and Education Center. From the drop down: Choose University Houses Preschool.

After you register with MMSD, bring the following items to UHP for 4K registration:

1. MMSD online Confirmation Sheet

2. Proof of age -- the child's birth certificate or passport.

3. Proof of residency -- a utility bill, lease or mortgage are acceptable.

You are welcome to use our computer to register online and to print off the confirmation sheet.

Children are welcome to accompany parents, but they are not required to attend.


Open enrollment from other school districts such as Middleton or Verona to UHP’s 4K program is available on-line at dpi.wi.gov/open-enrollment. The Open Enrollment is February 1 – April 31, 2021. All Open Enrollments have been approved in the past even when requested outside the enrollment window.