Skip To Main Content

Logo Image

Whitehall-Coplay School District

Logo Title

Required Immunizations

Vaccinations are required for students to attend school in the state of Pennsylvania. Children in ALL grades (K-12) need the following properly spaced immunizations for attendance. Included are the necessary immunizations for school entry and attendance for students in grades K-12.

1) 4  doses of Tetanus (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)

2) 4 doses of Diphtheria (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)

3) 3 doses of Hepatitis B 

4) 4 doses of acellular Pertussis (1 dose on or after 4th birthday)

4) 4 doses of Polio (4th dose on or after 4th birthday and at least 6 months after previous dose given)

5) 2 doses of Measles 

6) 2 doses of Mumps 

7) 2  doses of Rubella or German Measles

8) 2 doses of Chickenpox (varicella) vaccine or evidence of immunity (properly spaced)

 In addition, students entering 7th Grade are required to have the following immunizations:

1) 1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)

2) 1 dose of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) 

Also, students entering 12th grade are required to have the following:

1)      1 dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV)

Please refer to the following link for additional information regarding school vaccination requirements. 

School Vaccination Requirements (English)

School Vaccination Requirements (Spanish)

If you need help with immunization resources, please contact your student’s school nurse at their building.