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Immunization Information

Immunization Information

 California State Immunization Requirements for TK and Kindergarten Admission

 

Senate Bill 277: On June 30, 2015, Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that says parents can no longer refuse to vaccinate their children in public or private schools based on their personal beliefs.

  • Jan. 1, 2016 marked the end of the ability to file a new Personal/Religious Belief Exemption (PBE).
  • July 1, 2016 implements checkpoints for immunizations.  TK/Kindergarten is a checkpoint. 
  • All new TK/K enrollee to the school students must present an immunization record certifying that he/she has received all required immunizations currently due before he/she is allowed to attend any new school.
  • All currently enrolled TK students with MDUSD who have a PBE on file, the PBE will remain valid until the student reaches the 7th grade checkpoint.
  • Personal/Religious Belief Exemptions from another state or country are not valid.  Each transfer student (from out of state or country) must present an immunization record certifying that he/she has received all required immunizations currently due before he/she is admitted to school.
  • Exceptions made for students with IEPs and Homeless and Foster Youth.
  • For Frequently Asked Questions click here

 

Immunization Requirements TK/K

 

Immunization Requirements Ages 7-18