MCPS Vaccination Requirements
Maryland State law requires that in order to attend preschool programs or schools, students must receive vaccinations on a schedule determined by the Center for Disease Control. Students may be exempted from these requirements if a healthcare provider states that the vaccinations are medically contraindicated, or for religious objections. Maryland State law requires that families provide proof of vaccinations within 20 days of the first day of school, which is Monday, August 29, 2022.
Monday, August 29, 2022: Students must provide documentation of required vaccinations unless parents/guardians provide documentation of an exemption. Students who have not received their vaccinations may enter school if they provide evidence of an appointment to be vaccinated by Monday, September 20, 2021.
Monday, September 19, 2022: Students who have not provided documentation of required vaccinations must be excluded from school until such documentation is provided.
PLEASE NOTE: incoming Grade 7 students -children need to provide documentation of one Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap) and one dose of Meningococcal (MCV4).