Vaccine Pre-k K Gr. 1-5 Gr. 6 Gr. 7-12
Diphtheria and tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and Pertussis vaccine (DTaP/DTP/Tdap) 4 doses 4-5 doses 4-5 doses 3 doses 3 doses
Diphtheria and tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and Pertussis vaccine (DTaP/DTP/Tdap)(Required only for students enrolling in grades 6-12 who have not previously received a Tdap at 7 yr of age or older not applicable not applicable not applicable 1 dose 1 dose
Polio Vaccine ( IPV/OPV) 3 doses 3-4 doses 3 doses 3-4 doses 3 doses
Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine (MMR) 1 dose 1 dose 2 doses required by age 7 2 doses 2 doses
Hepatitis B Vaccine 3 doses 3 doses 3 doses 3 doses 3 doses
Varicella (Chickenpox) Vaccine 1 dose 2 doses 1 dose 2 doses 1 dose
Haemophilus influenzae tybe b conjugate vaccine (Hib) 2,4,6 months and 1 booster at 12-15 months or 1 dose administered on or after 15 months of age 1-4 doses
Pneumococcal conjugate Vaccine (PCV) 1-4 doses
Your child may enter Pre-Kindergarten in September if he/she will have attained the age of four years on or before December 1st of the same calendar year (the age of three years on or before December 1 of the same calendar year for PK3). An original birth certificate with a raised seal is required when your child is registered.
New York State Public Health Law, Section 2164 mandates minimum vaccine doses required for all children attending a school, day care or any pre-school program. See the chart above.
*Demonstrated serologic evidence (blood test) of measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis B or varicella (chickenpox) antibodies is acceptable proof of immunity. Physician documented diagnosis of a child having measles or mumps is acceptable proof of immunity. A diagnosis of varicella (chickenpox) by any health care provider is also acceptable proof of immunity.
*Religious or medical exemptions for these requirements must be submitted in writing to school officials
*Children attending any pre-school program must show evidence that a lead screening has been completed
* Children between the ages of 4-9 years of age, not born in New York State, must show proof of a Sickle Cell Screening.