School Physicals and Immunizations: Upon Entry
NEW THIS FALL
In addition to Health Examination and Immunization Requirements listed below, all 6th - 12th grade students must provide proof of having received a Tdap vaccination.
Health Examination Requirements
ALL children must receive health examinations before
•entering Illinois schools for the first time,
•entering kindergarten or Grade 1 if no kindergarten,
•entering grade 6, and
•entering grade 9.
There are dental exam requirements for K, 2, and 6 grades, and an eye examination requirement for students entering Illinois schools for the first time at any grade level and for all children entering kindergarten.
•All children in PreK - grade 12 must provide proof of immunization against polio, DTP/DTaP/Td and measles, mumps, and rubella.
•All children in PreK and grades 5 - 12 must provide proof of immunization against Hepatitis B.
•All children in PreK also must provide proof of immunization against Hib.
•All children in PreK - grade 11 must provide proof of immunization against varicella/chickenpox.
Specific information and immunization requirements are listed under Health Forms, where you or your child’s physician/dentist/optometrist will be able to view and print all school health requirements, physical exam forms, dental & eye forms, plus exam waivers, all in English & Spanish.