Immunization requirements for students in Preschool through 6th grade per Indiana Department of Health for the 2020-2021 School Year Preschool: Hepatitis B three (3) doses Dtap four (4) doses Polio three (3) doses MMR one (1) dose Varicella one (1) dose *Hepatitis A two (2) doses *This is a new requirement for this school year. If your child has not had any doses of Hepatitis A, one will be required to start school, and then we will send notification when the second dose is due. This is a two dose series with the second dose not given until after six (6) months of the first dose. Grades Kindergarten through 5th grade: Hepatitis B three (3) doses Dtap five (5) doses Polio four (4) doses MMR two (2) doses Varicella two (2) doses Hepatitis A two (2) doses 6th Grade: Hepatitis B three (3) doses Dtap five (5) doses Polio four (4) doses MMR two (2) doses Varicella two (2) doses Hepatitis A two (2) doses Tdap one (1) dose Meningitis one (1) dose Recommended vaccines (but not required): Annual influenza vaccine HPV vaccine after age 11 Please note: For the Dtap vaccine: four doses are acceptable if the fourth dose was given on or after the child’s 4th birthday. Polio: three doses are acceptable for all grade levels if the third dose was given on or after the 4th birthday and at least six months after the previous dose. Varicella: Physician documentation of disease history, including month and year, is needed for proof of immunity for children from preschool through 10th grade. Parental report of disease history is acceptable for grades 11 and 12. Hepatitis A: The minimal interval requirement between the first and second doses is six (6) calendar months. Two doses of this vaccine are required for ALL grade level students. The State of Indiana does allow a 20 day grace period from the start of school to have all required immunizations completed. If immunizations are NOT completed by the end of this grace period, students CAN BE EXCLUDED from school until proof of completed immunizations is given to the school nurse.
Please see the memo from the Indiana Department of Education regarding the cancellation of Spring 2020 state assessments. Find it here: https://5il.co/dyh2.
Please note there are new immunization requirements that have been posted for the 2020-21 school year. You can find them on our website under Parent Resources or by going to https://5il.co/curi