Immunizations Requirements

Children in ALL grades (K-12) need the following vaccines:

4 doses of tetanus*(1 dose on or after 4th birthday)
4 doses of diphtheria* (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)
4  doses of polio
2 doses of measles**
2 doses of mumps**
1 dose of rubella (German measles) **
3 doses of hepatitis B
2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) or evidence of immunity
*Usually given as DTP or DT or Td
**Usually given as MMR
 
7th Grade ADDITIONAL immunization requirements for entry:

1 dose meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)
1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis(Tdap) [if five years have elapsed since last tetanus immunization] 

The only exemptions to the school laws for immunizations are:
medical reasons
religious/moral beliefs
 
If your child is exempt from immunizations, he or she may be removed from school during an outbreak.