Health Requirements

Preschool Requirements

  • Illinois School Physical done within the past 365 days of the start of school.
    • The following items are required on the physicals:
      • blood pressure, height, weight, body mass index, diabetes screening, "risk-assessed" or screened for lead poisoning, complete review of systems, physical education/interscholastic sports approval or exemption, signature of physician and date, health history completed and signed by parent/guardian, all immunizations recorded and signed by the health care professional
  • Up-to-date immunizations
    • Includes the following series: Dtap, Polio, Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib), Pneumococcal Conjugate (PCV 13), Hepatitis B, Varicella
    • Religious Waiver: Must be completed and signed by parent/guardian AND physician. See "Action Plans and Health Forms" for required form.
    • Medical Waiver: Must be completed and signed by the physician.

Kindergarten Requirements

  • Illinois School Physical done within the past 365 days of the start of school.
    • The following items are required on the physicals:
      • blood pressure, height, weight, body mass index, diabetes screening, "risk-assessed" or screened for lead poisoning, complete review of systems, physical education/interscholastic sports approval or exemption, signature of physician and date, health history completed and signed by parent/guardian, all immunizations recorded and signed by the health care professional
  • Up-to-date immunizations
    • Includes the following series: Dtap, Polio, Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib), Pneumococcal Conjugate (PCV 13), Hepatitis B, Varicella
    • Religious Waiver: Must be completed and signed by parent/guardian AND physician. See "Action Plans and Health Forms" for required form.
    • Medical Waiver: Must be completed and signed by the physician.
  • Vision Examination: Proof must be submitted before October 15 of the current school year that the student received an eye examination within one year prior to entry.
  • Dental Examination: Proof must be submitted before May 15 of the current school year that the student received a dental examination within 18 months prior to entry.

Second Grade Requirements

  • Dental Examination: Proof must be submitted before May 15 of the current school year that the student received a dental examination within 18 months prior to entry.

Sixth Grade Requirements

  • Illinois School Physical done within the past 365 days of the start of school.
    • The following items are required on the physicals:
      • blood pressure, height, weight, body mass index, diabetes screening, complete review of systems, physical education/interscholastic sports approval or exemption, signature of physician and date, health history completed and signed by parent/guardian, all immunizations recorded and signed by the health care professional

**An IHSA/IESA sports physical does not meet the school physical requirements. You will need a separate school physical completed.**

  • Up-to-date immunizations
    • Includes the following series: Dtap, Tdap, Polio, Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Hepatitis B, Varicella, MCV
    • Religious Waiver: Must be completed and signed by parent/guardian AND physician. See "Action Plans and Health Forms" for required form.
    • Medical Waiver: Must be completed and signed by the physician.
  • Dental Examination: Proof must be submitted before May 15 of the current school year that the student received a dental examination within 18 months prior to entry.

Ninth Grade Requirements

  • Illinois School Physical done within the past 365 days of the start of school.
    • The following items are required on the physicals:
      • blood pressure, height, weight, body mass index, diabetes screening, complete review of systems, physical education/interscholastic sports approval or exemption, signature of physician and date, health history completed and signed by parent/guardian, all immunizations recorded and signed by the health care professional

**An IHSA/IESA sports physical does not meet the school physical requirements. You will need a separate school physical completed.**

  • Up-to-date immunizations
    • Includes the following series: Dtap, Tdap, Polio, Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Hepatitis B, Varicella, MCV
    • Religious Waiver: Must be completed and signed by parent/guardian AND physician. See "Action Plans and Health Forms" for required form.
    • Medical Waiver: Must be completed and signed by the physician.
  • Dental Examination: Proof must be submitted before May 15 of the current school year that the student received a dental examination within 18 months prior to entry.

Twelfth Grade Requirements

  • Up-to-date immunizations
    • Includes the following series: Dtap, Tdap, Polio, Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Hepatitis B, Varicella, Meningococcal (MCV)
      • Two doses of the MCV vaccine are required for 12th grade; however, only one dose is required if the first dose was received at 16 years of age or older.
    • Religious Waiver: Must be completed and signed by parent/guardian AND physician. See "Action Plans and Health Forms" for required form.
    • Medical Waiver: Must be completed and signed by the physician.

**Students who register before the first day of the school year, must present required health records or proof of a scheduled appointment by the first day of attendance. The appointment must be scheduled within 30 days of the first day of school.**

**Students who register after the first day of the school year, must present required health records or proof of a scheduled appointment by the first day of attendance. The appointment must be scheduled within 30 days of registration.**