Immunization, Physical and Dental Exam Requirements

  • The following requirements are mandatory by Pennsylvania School Health Law and must be completed prior to starting school.

    Immunization Requirements

    Immunization requirements are outlined by the PA Dept. of Health. 

    Physical Exams

    Pennsylvania School Health Law requires physical examinations of Kindergarten, new students to the district, all 6th graders, all 11th graders and any students who have no record of a physician's exam on file. 

    PRIVATE PHYSICIAN EXAM:

    • We strongly encourage you to take your child to your private physician since he or she can best evaluate your child and make necessary recommendations and provide immunizations as needed. An examination performed 12 months prior to the start of school or anytime during the school year is accepted.
    • To meet this requirement, submit one of the following during registration or to the school nurse before the start of the school year: 

    STUDENTS WITH NO MEDICAL INSURANCE:

    • School Exam: Please contact your child's school nurse as soon as possible to schedule
    • Centre Volunteers in Medicine a clinic for uninsured students

    Dental Exam Requirements

    The Pennsylvania School of Health Law requires dental examinations of new students, Kindergarten, all 3rd graders, all 7th graders and any students who have no record of a dental exam on file. 
     
    PRIVATE DENTAL EXAM:
    • We strongly encourage you to take your child to your private dentist since they can best evaluate your child and make the necessary recommendations. An examination performed 12 months prior to the start of school and anytime during the school year is accepted.
    • To meet this requirement, submit one of the following during registration or to your child's school nurse:

    STUDENTS WITH NO DENTAL INSURANCE:

    • School Dental Exams: Please contact your child's school nurse as soon as possible to schedule
    • Centre Volunteers In Medicine a clinic for uninsured students
    Dental health websites:

     

Last Modified on November 29, 2023