• Immunizations Pre-K

    Diphtheria/Pertussis/Tetanus (DTaP) – 4 doses 
    Polio vaccine – 3 doses  
    Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR) – 1 dose
    Hepatitis B – 3 doses
    Varicella – 1 dose

    Immunizations K-12

    Diphtheria/Pertussis/Tetanus (DPT/TD) – 5 doses     
       ** A booster dose of DTaP is required at age 11-12 years 
    Polio vaccine – 4 doses   
    Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR) – 2 doses before entrance to Kindergarten
    Hepatitis B – 3 doses 
    Varicella – 2 doses before entrance to Kindergarten 
    Meningococcal - 1 dose required before entrance to 7th grade, 2nd dose must be given on, or after, student's 16th birthday

    Physical Exams
    Please submit any new physical exams or immunization information to the school nurse. All students new to Ashland Public Schools are required to have a current physical examination and up-to-date immunizations.  Students who are non-compliant with up-to-date physical exams and/or immunizations will be excluded from school until appropriate documentation is provided. 
    Lead screening is required for entrance to Pre-K and Kindergarten. 

    Vision compliance documentation is required for entrance to Kindergarten (this may already be included in student's annual physical form). 
    Mandatory Health Screenings 

    Physical exams are required in grades PK, K, 4, 7, and 10

    Vision screening occurs annually in grades PK, K-5, 7 and 10

    Hearing screening occurs annually in grades PK, K-3, 7 and 10

    Postural screening* occurs annually in grades 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9

    Body Mass Index (BMI) screening* occurs in grades 1, 4, 7, 10

    SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment)* occurs annually in grades 7 and 9

    All students in these grades are expected to participate in all mandated health screenings.
    *Parents/Guardians may request in writing that their child not participate in postural, BMI, or SBIRT screenings.