• 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    


    Pneumococcal conjugate Vaccine (PCV)     1-4 doses     




    Entrance Requirements


    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.           

    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.