Health Information

Health Requirements for 2022-2023 School Year

Preschool / Optional Kindergarten / Kindergarten 
  • A Health Physical is recommended and should be completed by your health care provider prior to the beginning of school year. This physical will include the required lead screening.
  • Prior to the first day of kindergarten, the following immunizations are required: DtaP -5 doses, Polio - 4 doses, MMR- 2 doses, Hepatitis B- 3 doses, Varicella - 2 doses
  • A Dental Screening Form must be completed by a dentist, dental hygienist, or trained medical staff. 
  • A vision screening is required by Iowa law and will be completed at school or can be completed within the health physical.
3rd Grade
  • A vision screening is required by Iowa law and will be completed at school.
7th Grade
  • All students entering 7th grade are required to have both a Meningococcal vaccine and Tdap booster. 
9th Grade
12th Grade
  • All students entering 12th grade are required to have a Meningococcal vaccine.
7-12 Grade Activities
The Iowa High School Athletic Association requires students who are participating in sports to have a current health physical. It must be signed by the healthcare provider and parents. Physicals are valid for 13 months. A Physical Form can be found HERE. 

Please be sure to turn in proof of these requirements to our school nurse, or a valid Certificate of Immunization Exemption to Ashten Pottebaum, at [email protected] by the first day of school.