JLCB: Immunization of Student

  • Students entering school for the first time, whether at preschool, kindergarten or through transfer from another school district, will be required to present a physician's certificate attesting to immunization against communicable diseases as may be specified from time to time by the Department of Public Health. Exceptions to these requirements are as follows:

    • receipt of a written statement from a doctor that immunization would not be in the best interests of the child
    • receipt of a written statement the student's parent or guardian stating that vaccination or immunization is contrary to the religious beliefs of the student or parent/guardian
    • enrollment of military children who are working to secure immunizations or proof thereof
    • enrollment of homeless children who are working to secure immunizations or proof thereof
    • enrollment of children in foster care who are working to secure immunizations or proof thereof

    LEGAL REF.:     M.G.L. 76:15
    CROSS REF.:    JF, School Admissions

                           JFABD, Homeless Students: Enrollment Rights and Services

                           JFABF, Educational Opportunities for Children in Foster Care

                           JFABE, Educational Opportunities for Military 

     

    Approved by the Falmouth School Committee on January 26, 2021

Last Modified on January 26, 2021