Vaccinations Required for School:
The following vaccinations are required for high school students, in addition to the vaccinations they should have received earlier as infants and children:
- Grade 7 - One dose of Tdap vaccine must be administered on or after the 10th birthday. All students in grades 8-12 must have one documented Tdap dose.
- Grade 7 - One dose of meningococcal vaccine must be administered prior to seventh grade. All students in grades 8-11 must have one documented dose of MCV4.
- Grade 12 - Two doses of meningococcal vaccine (MCV4) by age 16 years, with a minimum interval of eight weeks between doses. If the first dose of MCV4 was given on or after the 16th birthday, only one dose is required.