Immunization and Health Requirements

Kindergarten Immunization Requirements

Polio (OPV) – 4 doses at any age, but 3 doses meet the requirements for ages 4-6 years, if at least one dose was given on or after the fourth birthday.

DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis) or DTaP or DTP with DT (Tetanus and Diphtheria only) – 5 doses at any age, but 4 doses meet the requirements for ages 4-6 years, if at least one dose was given on or after the fourth birthday.

MMR (Measles, Mumps, & Rubella) – 2 doses are required; both must be given on or after the first birthday.

Hepatitis B – 3 doses are required

Varicella (Chicken Pox) – 1 dose is required; physician-documented disease history or immunity meets the requirement also.

Tuberculin Skin Test– PPD/Mantoux Test is recommended, but not required for entry.

According to state law, we cannot allow your child to attend school unless we receive evidence that the above requirements have been met.

Middle School Immunization Requirements

Students entering grade 7 must have on file, or provide documentation of, the following:

Tdap vaccine—(Tetanus, reduced Diphtheria, and Pertussis)— 1 dose

MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) — 2 doses

Varicella—2 doses required for transfer students (new to California) 13 years and older who have never received the vaccine

According to state law, we cannot allow your child to attend school unless we receive evidence that the above requirements have been met.

First Grade Health Examination Information

California law requires that a First Grade Health Examination be completed within 18 months prior to, or within 90 days of, entry into First Grade; a copy must be turned in to the Secretary within this time frame. This exam can often be done during an immunization appointment.

According to state law, we cannot allow your child to attend school unless we receive evidence that the above requirements have been met.