Required Immunizations

Proof of the following immunizations is required for students entering school.  

Pre-kindergarten (includes Head Start, nursery school or pre-K)

  • 4 doses diphtheria and tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and pertussis vaccine (DTaP/DTP/Tdap)
  • 3 doses polio vaccine (IPV/OPV)
  • 1 dose measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR)
  • 3 doses hepatitis B vaccine
  • 1 dose varicella (chicken pox) vaccine
  • 1-4 doses haemophilus influenza type b conjugate vaccine (Hib)
  • 1-4 doses pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)

Kindergarten, Grades 1-2

  • 5 doses diphtheria and tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and pertussis vaccine (DTaP/DTP/Tdap); or 4 doses if the fourth was received at 4 years or older; or 3 doses if the series is started at age 7 or older
  • 4 doses polio vaccine (IPV/OPV) or 3 doses of the third was received at age 4 or older
  • 2 doses measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR)
  • 3 doses hepatitis B vaccine 
  • 2 doses varicella (chicken pox) vaccine

Grades 3-5

  • 5 doses diphtheria and tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and pertussis vaccine (DTaP/DTP/Tdap); or 4 doses if the fourth was received at 4 years or older; or 3 doses if the series is started at age 7 or older
  • 3 doses polio vaccine (IPV/OPV)
  • 2 doses measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR)
  • 3 doses hepatitis B vaccine 
  • 1 dose varicella (chicken pox) vaccine

Grades 6-8

  • 3 doses diphtheria and tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and pertussis vaccine (DTaP/DTP/Tdap)
  • 1 dose tetanus and diphtheria toxoid-containing vaccine
    and pertussis vaccine booster (Tdap)
  • 4 doses polio vaccine (IPV/OPV) or 3 doses if the third dose was received at age 4 or older
  • 2 doses measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR)
  • 3 doses hepatitis B vaccine or 2 doses of adult hepatitis B vaccine (Recombivax) for children who received the doses at least 4 months apart between the ages of 11 and 15
  • 2 doses varicella (chicken pox) vaccine
  • 1 dose MCV4 vaccine (meningococcal) by Grade 7

Grades 9-12

  • 3 doses diphtheria and tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine and pertussis vaccine (DTaP/DTP/Tdap)
  • 1 dose tetanus and diphtheria toxoid-containing vaccine
    and pertussis vaccine booster (Tdap)
  • 3 doses polio vaccine (IPV/OPV)
  • 2 doses measles, mumps and rubella vaccine (MMR)
  • 3 doses hepatitis B vaccine or 2 doses of adult hepatitis B vaccine (Recombivax) for children who received the doses at least 4 months apart between the ages of 11 and 15
  • 1 dose varicella (chicken pox) vaccine)
  • 1-2 doses MCV4 vaccine (meningococcal) 
Pine Bush Central School District
State Route 302, Pine Bush, NY 12566
Phone: (845) 744-2031
Fax: (845) 744-6189
Tim O. Mains
Superintendent of Schools
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