Kindergarten Entry Requirements

    Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten 2015-2016                                                               3.16.15
STATE OF TENNESSEE SCHOOL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Upon school entry, the following records are required:
  • A record of birth
  • A recent physical (completed in current year)
  • Maury County Public Schools also requires three (3) proofs of residence. (Examples of proof: sales contract, rental agreement, power or gas bill, cable bill, driver’s license with correct address, voter’s registration, change of address from post office, payroll stub, etc.)
  • *Documentation of Immunization for:
TN Immunization Requirements for Children Enrolling in Pre-Kindergarten:

• Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTaP, or DT if appropriate)

• Poliomyelitis (IPV or OPV)
• Measles, Mumps, Rubella (1 dose of each, usually given together as MMR)
• Varicella (1 dose or history of disease)
• Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib): age younger than 5 years only
• Hepatitis B (HBV) (July 1, 2010)
• Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV): age younger than 5 years only (July 1, 2010)

• Hepatitis A: 1 dose, required by 18 months of age or older (July 1, 2010)

• Lead Test required in Maury County Prek/Head Start Classrooms
TN Immunization Requirements for Children Enrolling in Kindergarten:
• Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis (DTaP, or DT if appropriate)
• Hepatitis B (HBV)
• Measles, Mumps, Rubella (2 doses of each, usually given together as MMR)
• Poliomyelitis (IPV or OPV): final dose on or after the 4th birthday now required
• Varicella (2 doses or history of disease) (New requirement as of July 1, 2010)
• Hepatitis A: total of 2 doses, spaced at least 6 months apart (New requirement as of July 1, 2011)

TN Department of Health Immunization Program
Maury County Public Schools Office of Instruction Prek-4