MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADE 6
MANDATORY IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIREMENTS
FOR STUDENTS ENTERING GRADE 6
NEW JERSEY CODE N.J.A.C. 8:57-4 IMMUNIZATION OF PUPILS IN SCHOOLS
requires pupils entering grade 6, or comparative age level class, and born after 1-1-1997
(age 11) to have documented evidence of one (1) dose of meningococcal vaccine and
one (1) dose of tetanus, diphtheria, and acellular pertussis (Tdap).
Students are also required to receive a physical exam during pre-adolescense,
grade 4-6. Get a physical when you get your immunizations and meet both requirements.
* Avoid exclusion by sending documentation to the nurse!