Health Requirements

  1. A. Diphtheria. Tetanus and Pertussis (DTP or TD): Series must be completed by grades prekindergarten/kindergarten* . A student must have a booster injection since age four years; thereafter, booster injections at ten-year intervals. Proof of pertussis vaccination not required for children five years of age and older. DTaP vaccine will satisfy all DTP immunization requirements at all ages.

    B. Poliomyelitis: A student must have a series plus a booster since age four.

    C. Rubeola (Red Measles): Vaccination since age one is required. Students born between September 1, 1978 and September 1, 1991 (inclusive) must show proof of two doses of measles vaccine within 30 days after their 12th birthday. Students born on or after September 2, 1991 and who are 5 years ofage or older, must have two (2) doses of measles vaccine. Measles vaccine received prior to September 1, 1990, may have been administered in the calendar month of the first birthday.

    D. Rubella (German Measles): Vaccination since age one is required.

    E. Mumps: Vaccination since age one is required.

    F. Haemophilus influenzae type b: Children 15 months of age through four years of age must have one dose of HibCV, unless a primary series and booster have been completed.

    G. Hepatitis B: Three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine are required for children 5 years of age. Children born between September 2,1988, and September 1, 1992 (inclusive), must show proof of three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine within 30 days after their twelfth birthday.

    H. Varicella (Chicken Pox): Children born on or after September 2, 1994, must have one dose of Varicella vaccine received on or after first birthday, or provide documentation of previous Varicella disease. Children born between September 2, 1988, and September 1, 1994 (inclusive ), must show proof of Varicella vaccine or documentation of previous Varicella disease within 30 days after their 12th birthday. If first dose is received after age 13, two doses are required.

  2. I. Hepatitis A - Required for 24 months- Pre-K.
    (two doses required six months apart)

  3. J. Pneumococcal Vaccine- given to students age 24 - 59 months (one dose required after 24 months)

  4. *Students entering the early childhood program must meet the same immunization requirements as prekindergarten/ kindergarten/ first grade students.