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Immunization Requirements for the 2019-20 School Year

K.A.R. 28-1-20 defines immunizations required for any individual who attends a school or childcare program operated by a school. Following is a list of the immunization requirements for the 2019-20 school year. The usual number of doses required are listed; however, there are exceptional circumstances that could alter the number of doses a child needs. If you have questions about your child’s immunization status, contact your health care provider or the local health department. Written documentation of immunization status must be provided to the school prior to the first day of school.

Grade Vaccine Requirement
Pre-K
(less than
age 5 yrs)
DTaP/DT(diptheria, tetanus, pertussis)
IPV(polio)
MMR(measles, mumps, rubella)
Varicella(chicken pox)
Varicella(chicken pox)
Hepatitis A  
Hepatitis B 
Hib(haemophilus influenza type B)
Prevnar(pnuemococcal conjugate)

4 doses
3 doses
1 dose
1 dose*
2 doses
3 doses
4 doses
4 doses
K-Grade 1 DTaP/DT
IPV
MMR
Varicella
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
5 doses
4 doses
2 doses
2 doses*
2 doses
3 doses
Grades 2 - 6DTaP/DT
IPV
MMR
Varicella
Hepatitis B

5 doses
4 doses

2 doses*
2 doses
3 doses
Grades 7 - 12 .Tdap
IPV
MMR
Varicella
Hepatitis B
MCV4
1 dose
4 doses
2 doses
2 doses*
3 doses
2 doses - given at 7th and 11th grades

* Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine is not required if the child has had the chicken pox
disease and the disease has been documented with a physician’s signature. Without a
physician’s signature, the vaccine is required.