Immunizations, also called vaccinations, are important for keeping all of our children and school staff healthy. All immunizations must be up to date for children to attend school in Massachusetts.
Proof of Immunization
A certified record of immunization from your child's doctor is required for entry into school. All immunization records must be provided in English and include all dates in full.
School Immunization Law
Immunization requirements are prescribed by the School Immunization Law, Chapter 76, Section 15 of the General Laws of the State of Massachusetts. This law also allows for the school district to exclude any child from school whose immunizations are not up to date.
Immunizations are reviewed by the School Nurse. In the event of missing or incorrect information, it is important to address the error/omission to so that your child may attend school.
Massachusetts School Immunization Requirements
View the full list of Massachusetts School Immunization Requirements (PDF)
, including phase-in requirements for students arriving from out-of-state.