Physical Examinations

  • Physical examinations are required for all children entering pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and sixth grade. Bring your child’s completed State of Illinois Certificate of Child Health Examination Form to the health office by the first day of school. Click here for the State of Illinois Certificate of Child Health Examination Form.

    This exam form must be dated within one year prior to the first day of school. It must also be completed and signed by a licensed healthcare provider, and it must include a diabetes screening and lead screening for children who are 6 years old or younger. A tuberculosis (TB) skin test is recommended.

Vision Examinations

  • The state requires that students entering kindergarten present proof to the school of having had a vision examination. Students transferring from out of state, regardless of grade, are required to have an eye examination. Please return the Eye Examination Report to your child’s school. Click here for the Eye Examination Report.

Dental Examinations

  • The state requires that students entering kindergarten, second, and sixth grades present proof to the school of having been examined by a dentist. Please return the Proof of School Dental Examination Form to your child's school. Click here for the Proof of School Dental Examination Form.  

Immunization Requirements

  • Students are required to show proof of immunizations including the month/date/year. Failure to provide the information will result in the child’s exclusion from school.

    Pre-kindergarten

    • DPT (Diphtheria, Pertusis, Tetanus) – 4 doses at appropriate intervals
    • Polio – 3 doses
    • Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae Type B)– 1 dose 
    • MMR(Measles, Mumps, Rubella) – 1 dose 
    • Varicella (Chickenpox) – 1 dose after 12 months
    • Hepatitis B Series – 3 doses 
    • PCV13 (Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine) – Primary series or proof of 1 dose 

    Kindergarten

    • DPT – 3 doses at appropriate intervals
    • Polio – 4 doses at appropriate intervals
    • MMR – 2 doses 
    • Varicella – 2 doses 

    Grades 1-4

    • DPT – 3 doses at appropriate intervals
    • Polio – 3 doses at appropriate intervals
    • MMR – 2 doses 
    • Varicella – 2 doses 

    Grade 5

    • DPT – 3 doses at appropriate intervals
    • Polio – 3 doses at appropriate intervals
    • MMR – 2 doses 
    • Varicella – 2 doses 

    Grades 6-8: 

    • Tdap – 1 dose since last DTAP, DT, or Td dose
    • Polio – 3 doses at appropriate intervals
    • MMR – 2 doses 
    • Varicella – 2 doses after 12 months of age
    • Hepatitis B Series – 3 doses
    • MCV4 (Meningococcal Conjugate) – 1 dose