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:Admission to 7th grade requires proof of immunization for:
- DPT - Diphtheria/Pertussis(whooping cough)/Tetanus
- MMR - Measles(rubeola)/Mumps/Rubella(3-day measles)
- Varicella (Chickenpox)
- MMR - booster (if not received at a younger age)
- Hepatitis-B - series of three injections (if not received at a younger age)
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