Immunization Information

  • Immunizations must be current for school attendance per Arizona Law (A.R.S. 36-671 and 15-817). Please read all requirements carefully! These are the current requirements for up-to-date immunizations; please review your child's records for accuracy.

    • Tetanus, DTap, DTP, and DPT
      Minimum 3 doses, One MUST be within the last 10 years
    • Tdap (tetanus booster) (NEW)
      Must have received Tdap 5 years following the last DTap, DTP, and DP 
    • Polio
      MINIMUM of 3 doses if at least one dose is after 4 yrs. old; Otherwise, must have 4 total
    • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
      2 required (the first MMR must be after 1st birthday)
    • Hepatitis B
      3 total required (No. 1 and No. 2 must be at least 4 weeks apart, No. 2 and No. 3 must be at least 12 weeks apart)*
      *All 3 shots CANNOT be given in less than 16 weeks (4 months) 
    • Varicella (Chicken Pox)
      If given BEFORE the age of 13, only one shot is required. If given AFTER the age of 13, 2 shots are required.
      If your child has had the chickenpox, no Varicella vaccination is needed, just provide written documentation as proof.
    • Meningococcal
      Mandatory for ALL students. 
    • Hepatitis A
      Not currently required, but is HIGHLY recommended as per the Arizona Department of Health Services (especially before starting college). 

    If your child has an Exemption to Immunization on file from an existing school district, you must sign a new exemption form for Tempe Union High School District (exemptions DO NOT transfer between districts).