Physical exam and immunization requirements

Physical exams

New York State Education Department  most recently changed screenings and health examination and immunization requirements in the 2018-19 school year. 

A doctor’s physical is required for all new students, as well as for students in the following grades: 

  • Pre-K
  • K
  • 1
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 9
  • 11

Parents of students entering these grades must send in an updated physical to the school nurse at their child’s building at the beginning of the school year. 

Immunization Requirements

The NYSED also updated the immunization requirements for students in the 2018-19 school year. Please review the state immunization requirements here.