Children entering 7th grade need the following:
1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, accellular pertussis (Tdap) if 5 years has elapsed since their last tetanus immunization.
1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)
In addition children in all grades need the following:
4 doses of tetanus (1 dose after the 4th birthday)*
4 doses of diphtheria (1 dose on or after the 4th birthday)*
3 doses of polio
2 doses of measles**
2 doses of mumps**
1 dose of rubella (German measles)**
3 doses of hepatitis B
2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine or history of disease
*Usually given as DTP or DTap or DT or Td
** Usually given as MMR
Last Modified on December 17, 2012