IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHOOL ENTRY (2014-2015): (HCPS Policy 5320)

  1. Students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, including Virtual School, who are making their initial entry into a Florida school must present a record of a physical examination completed within the last 12 months as stated in F.S. 1003.22. Voluntary pre-kindergarten, HeadStart and EELP students must submit a physical examination every year.
  2. All students must show immunization records which reflect age-appropriate shots according to the state requirement as stated in F.S.1003.22 to be enrolled in school.



    • KG - if the 4th dose of polio vaccine is administered prior to the 4th birthday, a 5th dose of polio vaccine is required for entry into kindergarten. The final dose of the polio series should be administered on or after the 4th birthday regardless of the number of previous doses.


  3. Pre-Kindergarten
    • Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine or date of disease (year) as verified by parent or physician
    • 4 doses Hib 
     
    • Up to date for age for Tdap, Polio, and MMR
    • 3 doses Hepatitis B
  4. Kindergarten
    • 5 doses DPT (diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus)
    • 3 doses Hepatitis B
    • 3-5 doses *Polio
    • 2 doses Varicella (chicken pox) or have had the disease
    • 2 doses MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  5. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Grade Students
    • 5 doses DPT (diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus)
    • 3 doses Hepatitis B
    • 4 doses Polio vaccine • 2 doses Varicella (chicken pox) or have had the disease
    • 2 doses MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  6. 7th through 12th Grade Students
    • 5 doses DPT (diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus)
    • 2 doses MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
    • 4 doses Polio vaccine • 3 doses Hepatitis B
    • 1 dose Tdap
    • 1 dose Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine or have had the disease

If you have a private health insurance or Medicaid, contact your physician or health care provider. If you do not have private health insurance or Medicaid, contact the Florida Department of Health, Hillsborough County Immunization Clinic for further information, call 813-307-8077 for days/hours of operation and directions. The clinic is in the Sulphur Springs Health Center, 8605 N. Mitchell, Tampa, Florida.

LUTZ PREPARATORY K-8

17951 North US Highway 41
Lutz, FL 33549

Lutz Pre-Prep

17951 North US Highway 41
Lutz, FL 33549

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