Immunization Requirements for Attending School

Colorado law requires all students attending Colorado schools and licensed child cares to be vaccinated against certain diseases unless a medical or non-medical exemption is filed.  For more information about vaccine requirements, resources and exemptions, please visit the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s School Immunization page.

Please open the link below to see the 2020-2021 school immunization requirements:

(Additional languages available here as well.) 

Updated information for School Based Health Centers during Covid-19:
While there is no vaccine for COVID-19, parents can and should take their children for their regularly scheduled immunizations. Please call your child’s health care provider for more details on how to schedule these visits or call the number for your local school based health center which provides services at no cost to all DPS students.

Please Note:
      1. Please remember to submit a copy of your child’s up-dated shot record to the school (or school nurse) when registering before school starts in August.

     2. All personal & religious exemptions for immunizations need to be signed on a yearly basis and must be provided to the school in August.  Please follow the link to obtain details on exemptions and exemption forms:

     3. Remember All students are now required to have a Tdap shot before entering 6th grade and 2 Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine shots to attend school.

Please open the link below to see the 2020-2021 school immunization requirements:  (Additional languages available here as well.)