Our district requires students to be current on immunizations against certain diseases. For exemptions based on reasons of conscience, we can only accept official forms issued by the Texas Department of Health, Immunization Division. We’ve included a link to a copy of this form in the sidebar.

We require the following immunizations: 

  • Diphtheria
  • Rubeola (measles)
  • Rubella
  • Mumps
  • Tetanus
  • Haemophilus influenzae type B
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Varicella (chickenpox)

The school nurse can provide information on age-appropriate doses or on an acceptable physician-validated history of illness required by the Texas Department of Health. Proof of immunization may be personal records from a licensed physician or public health clinic with a signature or rubber-stamp validation.

Bacterial Meningitis

Bacterial Meningitis is a rare but serious infection of the covering of the brain and spinal cord or meninges. The state recommends that children receive the vaccine for this disease in order to keep them and our school healthy. Your school nurse, family doctor, and the staff at your local or regional health department office are excellent sources for information on all communicable diseases. You may also call your local health department or Regional Texas Department of Health office to ask about
meningococcal vaccine. Texas state law requires we provide information about this disease. For more details on bacterial meningitis, please see the informational link located in the sidebar.