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.                     
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