Immunization Requirements

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. 

Students Entering Kindergarten

Immunization Dosage
Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus (DPT) Five (5) doses
Polio Four (4) doses
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Two (2) doses
Hepatitis B Three (3) doses
Varicella (chickenpox) One (1) dose

Students Entering First Grade

State law also requires each child’s family to provide, within 90 days of entrance into the first grade, a certificate documenting that the child has received a health checkup within the previous 18 months. 

Students Entering Grade Seven


Immunization Dosage
Tetanus, reduced Diphtheria, and acellular Pertussis (Tdap) One (1) dose
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) Two (2) doses



All students from out of state must show proof of varicella (chickenpox) immunization.