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Physical and Immunization Requirements

Physical/Vision Exams and Immunization Requirements

Any NEW student moving from another state to Nebraska are required to have a physical exam, vision exam and current immunizations prior to being enrolled in school.

All kindergarten and 7th grade students are required by state law to submit a current school physical, vision exam, and current immunizations prior to starting school.  

The completed physical form, with vision exam must be returned by the first day of school, and immunizations must be up to date in order for your student to start school.  

Please select HERE for a copy of the MPS Student Physical Form. 

 
 
  Required Immunizations for students 
  entering Kindergarten: 

  • 3 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, or Td vaccine, one given on or after the 4th  birthday
  • 3 doses of Polio vaccine
  • 2 doses of MMR vaccine, given on or after 12 months of age and separated by  at least one month.
  • 3 doses of pediatric Hepatitis B vaccine or 2 doses of adolescent vaccine if student is 11-15 years of age.
  • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) Written documentation (including year) of varicella (chickenpox) disease from parent, guardian, or health care provider will be accepted.
   Required Immunizations for students 
   entering 7th grade: 

  • 3 doses of DTaP, DTP, DT, or Td vaccine, one given on or after the 4th  birthday
  • 1 dose of Tdap (must contain Pertussis booster). This dose can be received any time after 10 or 11 years of age depending on which brand of vaccine is received.
  • 3 doses of Polio vaccine
  • 2 doses of MMR vaccine, given on or after 12 months of age and separated by at least one month.
  • 3 doses of pediatric Hepatitis B vaccine or 2 doses of adolescent vaccine if student is 11-15 years of age.
  • 2 doses of varicella (chickenpox) Written documentation (including year) of varicella (chickenpox) disease from parent, guardian, or health care provider will be accepted.

Students participating in athletics must have submitted a current sports physical, dated after May 1st.

If you have any questions about the information in this letter, please contact your student's Health Room.
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