Requirements for Entry to Public Schools
“No child shall, except as hereinafter provided, be admitted to school except upon presentation of a physician’s certificate that the child has been successfully immunized against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, measles and polio and such other communicable disease as may be specified from time to time by the Department of Public Health. “M.G.L. c. 76, & 15;105 CMR 200.000 section 15
All K-12 students must provide documentation of student's immunization prior admittance.
5 doses DTP/DTaP ( Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis)
4 doses Polio
3 doses Hepatitis
2 doses MMR ( Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
2 doses Varicella (or a Health Provider's documentation of month and year of disease)
Students going into 7th grade -12th need one dose Tdap booster.
Medical waivers and religious exemptions must be submitted in writing if applicable.