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Registration Health Requirements

3-Year-Olds

  • Hepatitis B - 3 doses
  • DTaP/DT/Td -  4 doses
  • Polio - 3 doses
  • MMR - 1 dose
  • Varicella - 1 dose or physician documented history of Chicken Pox
  • Please note - You must provide the most recent physical exam record to the school nurse when your child starts school.

Kindergarten

  • Hepatitis B - 3 doses
  • DTaP/DT/Td - 5 doses
  • Polio - 4 doses
  • MMR - 2 doses
  • Varicella - 2 dose or physician documented history of Chicken Pox
  • Lead Screening - You must provide your child's lead test results to the school nurse. Children who have never been screened for lead poisoning must get tested to fulfill kindergarten entry requirements.
  • Please note - You must provide the most recent physical exam record to the school nurse when your child starts school.

Grades 1 - 6

  • Hepatitis B - 3 doses
  • DTaP/DT/Td/Tdap - >4 doses DTaP/DTP or > 3 doses Td
  • Polio - 4 doses
  • MMR - Grades 1-5: 2 doses, Grades 6: 2 doses measles, 1 mumps,
    1 rubella
  • Varicella - Grades 1-5: 2 doses, Grades 6: 1 dose
  • Please note - You must provide the most recent physical exam record to the school nurse when your child starts school.

Grades 7 - 12

  • Hepatitis B - 3 doses
  • Tdap Booster - Grade 7 - 12
  • DTaP/DT/Td/Tdap - 4 doses DTaP/DTP or >3 doses Td; plus 1
    dose Tdap
  • Polio - 4 doses
  • MMR - 2 doses (grade 12: 2 does measles, 1 mumps, 1 rubella)
  • Varicella - 2 dose or physician documented history of chicken pox (Grade 12 only 1 dose)
  • Please note - You must provide the most recent physical exam record to the school nurse when your child starts school.

The immunizations listed above represent the minimum requirements set by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (105 CMR 220) before admission to school. Parents/guardians may register a child with incomplete immunizations, but children will not be admitted to school without documentation that these immunizations have been completed.

Physical Examination and TB Risk Assessment or PPD is required upon school entry.