K4 / K5 Charter School (Age 4 to 5)
A Charter experience at Next Door
Budding artists are at work in this program, partnered with Head Start and Milwaukee Public Schools.

K4 and K5 Charter School

Kindergarten and beyond.

The Next Door Charter School offers a full day of K4 and K5 programming  at our 29th Street and Capitol Drive locations. Students must be age 4 or 5 by September 1st. The charter is a partnership with Milwaukee Public Schools. We offer:


  • Programming Monday-Friday, 8 am to 3 pm
  • Class sizes of 17 students per at least 2 teachers
  • A comprehensive approach to school readiness
  • Instruction promoting language and literacy development
  • A play-based curriculum
  • Services to children with special needs
  • Nutritious meals and snacks daily
  • Health screenings and behavioral health support
  • A Family Advocate Specialist assigned to your family to assist with needed support and community resources
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Indoor and outdoor gym spaces
  • Children’s library
  • Before and after school programming available (call for eligibility requirements)
  • Transitioning support into elementary school