• Immunizations

                        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

    not applicable

    not applicable

    not applicable

    not applicable

    Pneumococcal conjugate Vaccine (PCV)

    1-4 doses

    not applicable

    not applicable

    not applicable

    not applicable

     

    Entrance Requirements

    AGE

    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.

    IMMUNIZATIONS

    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.           

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS                                                          

    *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.