Immunizations Requirements

  • What type of immunizations does my child need for school?

    Ed.Code § 49403 and 48216, District Policy 5141.3

    State law requires that for unconditional admission to school, all students under 18 shall be fully immunized according to requirements of the state Department of Health Services.
    Immunizations required for admission to kindergarten:
    • Polio
    • DPT - Diphtheria/Pertussis(whooping cough)/Tetanus
    • MMR - Measles(rubeola)/Mumps/Rubella(3-day measles)
    • Hepatitis-B
    • Varicella (Chickenpox)
    Admission to 7th grade requires proof of immunization for:
    • MMR - booster (if not received at a younger age)
    • Hepatitis-B - series of three injections (if not received at a younger age)
    All other entering students not fully immunized according to district policy and the schedule provided by the state Department of Health Services.  may be admitted only on the condition that they obtain any additional immunization(s) within specified time periods. The district may administer immunizations with written permission from the parents.

    Students may be exempted from the immunization requirement for medical reasons or for personal beliefs. Parents must sign a waiver to obtain this exemption. A physician must submit verification for medical reasons. In the event of an outbreak of a disease for which the child has not been immunized, he or she will be excluded from school for the period of communicability.

    Students who do not comply with the requirements shall be excluded from school. If you have questions about your child's immunization record and/or admission status, please contact your child's school.

    If you have any questions, please call the school secretary.
Last Modified on May 27, 2014