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Required Health Exams for Kindergarten

Illinois State Board of Education School Code requires the following examinations for kindergarten:

Physical Examination & Immunizations 

The physical exam must be completed within one year prior to the first day of school and should be filed with the school nurse by July 30th. Required immunizations include diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, poliomyelitis, measles, rubella, mumps, meningitis, hepatitis B, and varicella.

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Dental Examination 

Required for students in Kindergarten, 2nd, and 6th grade. The dental exam must be returned to school by May 15th but may be completed within 18 months prior to the May 15th deadline.

 Download the Dental Exam Form. 

Eye Examination

Required for children in kindergarten or upon first entry into an Illinois school. The eye exam must be returned to school by October 15th and must have been completed within 12 months prior to the October 15th deadline.

 Download the Eye Exam Form