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The following are the required immunizations for school attendance:

Measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine (MMR): Two doses of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine are required. The first dose needs to be given on or after the first birthday and the second dose no less than four weeks (28 days) after the first.


DPT/DTaP: Four or more doses with the last dose qualifying as a booster and received on or after the 4th birthday.


Polio: Three or more doses with the last dose qualifying as a booster and received on or after the 4th birthday.


Hib: At least one dose of Hib vaccine at 15 months of age or older and by 59 months of age. Not required after 5 years of age.


PCV: For Pre K see public health schedule. Not required after 5 years of age.


Hepatitis B: Pre K three dose series if 2 years of age or older; 6th – 12th grade students three dose series at required intervals between doses.


Varicella: Two dose of chickenpox vaccine (varicella) the first dose must have been received on or after their first birthday and the second dose no less than four weeks (28 days) after the first. A physician can confirm past disease history-in lieu of vaccination-by having examined the infected child’s history, or reviewing laboratory evidence.


Tdap: Students entering sixth through 12th grades will be required to provide documentation of receipt of one dose of Tdap.


MCV4 (Menigococcal Conjugate Vaccine): Students entering 6th and 12th grade. 6th graders 1 dose of MCV4 at school entry. 12th graders 2 doses of MCV4 at school entry unless 1st dose is received at 16 years of age or older then only 1 dose is required.


STATE OF IL VACCINE REQUIREMENTS