REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS for BACK TO SCHOOL
All students are required by the state of Missouri to provide the school with an up to date immunization record before attending school. If your child received any immunizations over the summer please give his or her building nurse a copy of that documentation.
If your child is entering Kindergarten you will need to provide the primary school nurse with your child’s immunization record showing the required Kindergarten immunizations. Contact Primary School Nurse Darla Gregory with any questions at 417-881-2947.
All students entering 8th grade are required by the state of Missouri to have a tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis(Tdap) and a meningococcal vaccine(MCV) before entering their 8th grade year. Contact Middle School Nurse Tammy Fitzpatrick with any questions at 417-753-5227.
All students entering 12th grade will be required to have a MCV (Meningococcal) immunization prior to being able to start school this fall. Some students may have previously received the MCV vaccination, but unless the immunization was administered after the student’s 16th birthday a new vaccination will be required. Contact High School Nurse Mandy Williams with any questions at 417-753-2813.
Any student that does not have an up to date shot record will not be allowed to attend school until the necessary documentation is provided.