School Entry Requirements

School Entry Requirements

To register your child, please bring the following to the division wide registrar at 601 Caroline St, Fredericksburg:

  • Official birth certificate
  • A transfer slip or report card from a previous school. (If applicable)
  • A copy of the current IEP and reports if the student has been receiving special education services.
  • A physical examination report completed within one year of school entry. (Labwork is required)
  • School Entrance Health Form MCH-213F
  • Proof of Residency

Evidence of the following immunizations (per Va. Immunization Code 32.1-46):
Diphtheria, Whooping Cough (Pertussis), Tetanus

  • Three doses as an infant.
  • A booster after the fourth birthday and before entrance to school.
  • A Td (tetanus/diphtheria) booster is needed if ten years have elapsed since the last booster.

Oral Polio Vaccine

  • Two doses as an infant.
  •  A booster after the fourth birthday and before entrance to school.

Measles (Rubeola), Mumps, and German Measles( MMR )

  • First dose at 12 to 15 months of age.
  • Virginia requires that students have the second dose of measles (rubeola) vaccine before first entry into kindergarten.

Hepatitis B

  • Evidence of immunization against Hepatitis B will be required for children born on or after January 1, 1994 .  Three doses of Hepatitis B are required.
  • Evidence of Hepatitis B immunizations for entry to 6-8 grade after Fall 2001. Required through grade 9 as of Fall 2004.

Varicella (Chicken Pox) Vaccine

  • All susceptible children born on and after January 1, 1997, are required to have one dose of chickenpox vaccine not earlier than the age of 12 months (365 days). Students who do not have the necessary immunizations and a physical examination will not be allowed to attend school. However, students may be conditionally enrolled if their health records indicate that they have had one dose of the vaccines and parents present a schedule from a physician for completing the immunizations within ninety days of enrollment.

For Immunizations, please contact your Doctor or Fredericksburg Health Department 608 Jackson Street Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Phone number: (540) 899-4142

Hours: Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m

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