Kindergarten requirements

Please view the immunization requirements that all children need to start school.

Maine Immunization Program
Kindergarten Screening Guidelines

The school health record must include the following information:

The child’s name and date of birth
A minimum of:
5 DTP(4 DTP if 4th is given on or after 4th birthday)
4 Polio (if 4 doses given before 4th birthday, an additional dose of age
appropriate IPV should be given on or after the 4th birthday)
2 MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
1 Varicella (chicken pox) or reliable history of disease
Each immunization entry must include:
Vaccine type, date administered and the name of the provider

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call the

Maine Immunization Program
Maine Centers for Disease Control
Maine Dept of Health & Human Services

Phone: 800-867-4775 or 207-287-3746