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In compliance with North Carolina law (General Statute 130A-152-157), parents/guardian shall ensure a child has received the required immunizations at the age required by law on or before the first day a student enters school. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to provide the immunization record no later that 30 days after the child enters school.  North Carolina Immunization Branch website :

NC Immunization Requirements for School Entry

All students entering school need the following vaccines:



DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis)

5 doses( last dose must be on or after age 4)


4 doses( last dose must be on or after age 4)

Hib (haemophilus influenza type B)

3-4 doses

MMR (measles , mumps and rubella

2 doses ( first dose must be on or after age 1)

Hepatitis B

3 doses ( last does must be after 24 weeks of age)

Varicella (chicken pox)

2 doses if entering kindergarten on or after 07/01/15. 1 dose if entered school before 07/01/15. (1st dose must be on or after age 1)

Students entering 7th grade on or after 07/01/15 must have the following vaccines

Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis)

1 booster dose

Meningitis( meningococcal)

1 dose