Students admitted at ages 4-6 years need these immunizations:
Parents must show their child’s Immunization Record as proof of immunization. These immunization requirements also apply to students entering transitional kindergarten.
Students admitted at ages 7-17 years need these immunizations:
- Diphtheria,Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP, DTP, DT, Tdap, or Td)—4 doses
(3 doses OK if last dose was given on or after 2nd birthday)
- Polio (OPV or IPV)—4 doses
(3 doses OK if one was given on or after 2nd birthday)
- Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)—1 dose
(2 doses required at 7th grade)
- Varicella (chickenpox)
(Admission at ages 7-12 years need 1 dose; ages 13-17 years need 2 doses)
- Tetanus, Diphtheria,and Pertussis (Tdap) —1 dose at 7th grade or out-of-state transfer admission at 8th–12th grades
(1 dose on or after the 7th birthday)
California schools are required to check immunization records for all new student admissions at TK/Kindergarten through 12th grade and all students advancing to 7th grade before entry. Parents must show their child’s Immunization Record as proof of immunization.