5010

Immunizations


1.            General Rule

 

a.            Each student wishing to enroll in the school district is required to be immunized against measles, mumps, rubella, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus prior to enrollment.

 

b.            The district is not responsible for the cost of such immunizations.

 

c.            Any student who does not comply with this policy shall not be permitted to continue attending school.

 

2.            Exceptions

 

a.            Provisional Enrollment.†

 

†††††††††††††††††† Students who meet the statutory requirements for provisional enrollment shall be allowed to attend school for sixty days without the necessary immunizations.

b.            Immunization shall not be required if the studentís parent or guardian submits one of the following to the superintendent of schools:

 

i.             A statement signed by a medical professional stating that the required immunization would be injurious to the health and well-being of the student or any member of the studentís household.

 

ii.            An affidavit signed by the student or a legally authorized representative of the student, stating that the immunization conflicts with the studentís sincerely held religious beliefs.

 

c.            Students who are excepted from the immunization requirement may be excluded from school in the event of an outbreak of any contagious disease among the school population.

 

Adopted on: July 13, 2009

Revised on: _________________________

Reviewed on:† May 12, 2014

Reviewed on March 13, 2016††††