Cal. Code Regs. tit. 17 § 6025

Current through Register 2024 Notice Reg. No. 27, July 5, 2024
Section 6025 - Unconditional Admission
(a) A school or pre-kindergarten facility shall unconditionally admit or allow continued attendance to any pupil age 18 months or older whose parent or guardian has provided documentation of any of the following for each immunization required for the pupil's age or grade, as defined in Table A or B of this section:
(1) Receipt of immunization in accordance with sections 6065 and 6070 regardless of exemptions to other required vaccines.
(2) A permanent medical exemption in accordance with section 6051.
(3) A personal beliefs exemption in accordance with Health and Safety Code section 120335.
(b) Pupils admitted unconditionally at a younger age or earlier grade will be required to provide documentary proof of required immunizations at the time of any additional requirements at a later age or grade, as indicated in Table B of this section.
(c) Table A, "California Immunization Requirements for Pre-Kindergarten," and Table B, "California Immunization Requirements for Grades K-12," set forth, according to age or grade, the required immunizations and number of doses for admission to and attendance at a school or pre-kindergarten facility.

TABLE A: CALIFORNIA IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR PRE-KINDERGARTEN1

AGE WHEN ADMITTEDTOTAL NUMBER OF DOSES REQUIRED OF EACH IMMUNIZATION2,3
2 through 3 months1 Polio1 DTaP1 Hep B1 Hib
4 through 5 months2 Polio2 DTaP2 Hep B2 Hib
6 through 14 months2 Polio3 DTaP2 Hep B2 Hib
15 through 17 months3 Polio3 DTaP2 Hep B1 Varicella
On or after the 1st birthday:1 Hib41 MMR
18 months through 5 years3 Polio4 DTaP3 Hep B1 Varicella
On or after the 1st birthday:1 Hib41 MMR
1 A pupil's parent or guardian must provide documentation of a pupil's proof of immunization to the governing authority no more than 30 days after a pupil becomes subject to any additional requirement(s) based on age, as indicated in Table A.
2 Combination vaccines (e.g., MMRV) meet the requirements for individual component vaccines. Doses of DTP count towards the DTaP requirement.
3 Any vaccine administered four or fewer days prior to the minimum required age is valid.
4 One Hib dose must be given on or after the first birthday regardless of previous doses. Required only for children who have not reached the age of five years.

TABLE B: CALIFORNIA IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADES K-12

GRADENUMBER OF DOSES REQUIRED OF EACH IMMUNIZATION1,2,3
K-12 Admission4 Polio45 DTaP53 Hep B62 MMR72 Varicella
(7th-12th)81 Tdap
7th Grade Advancement9,102 Varicella101 Tdap8
1 Requirements for K-12 admission also apply to transfer pupils.
2 Combination vaccines (e.g., MMRV) meet the requirements for individual component vaccines. Doses of DTP count towards the DTaP requirement.
3 Any vaccine administered four or fewer days prior to the minimum required age is valid.
4 Three doses of polio vaccine meet the requirement if one dose was given on or after the fourth birthday.
5 Four doses of DTaP meet the requirement if at least one dose was given on or after the fourth birthday. Three doses meet the requirement if at least one dose of Tdap, DTaP, or DTP vaccine was given on or after the 7th birthday. One or two doses of Td vaccine given on or after the seventh birthday count towards the requirement.
6 For seventh grade admission, refer to Health and Safety Code section 120335, subdivision (c).
7 Two doses of measles, two doses of mumps, and one dose of rubella vaccine meet the requirement, separately or combined. Only doses administered on or after the first birthday meet the requirement.
8 For 7th-12th graders, at least one dose of pertussis-containing vaccine is required on or after the seventh birthday.
9 For children in ungraded schools, pupils 12 years and older are subject to the seventh grade advancement requirements.
10 The varicella requirement for seventh grade advancement expires after June 30, 2025.

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 17, § 6025

1. Amendment filed 4-15-80 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 80, No. 16). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAH within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 8-14-80.
2. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 7-29-80 and filed 8-20-80 (Register 80, No. 34).
3. Amendment filed 2-3-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 6).
4. Amendment of article 3 heading, section and NOTE filed 3-29-96; operative 4-28-96 (Register 96, No. 13).
5. Amendment of section and NOTE filed 5-22-97 as an emergency; operative 5-22-97 (Register 97, No. 21). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-19-97 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Certificate of Compliance as to 5-22-97 order transmitted to OAL 9-5-97 and filed 9-26-97 (Register 97, No. 39).
7. Amendment of section and NOTE filed 9-24-2002 as an emergency; operative 9-24-2002 (Register 2002, No. 39). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-22-2003 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
8. Certificate of Compliance as to 9-24-2002 order transmitted to OAL 1-17-2003 and filed 2-27-2003 (Register 2003, No. 9).
9. Renumbering and amendment of former article 3 to article 2 and amendment of section and NOTE filed 4-20-2018; operative 7-1-2019 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(2) (Register 2018, No. 16).

Note: Authority cited: Sections 120330, 120335 and 131200, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 120325, 120335, 120370, 120375, 131050, 131051 and 131052, Health and Safety Code.

1. Amendment filed 4-15-80 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 80, No. 16). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAH within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 8-14-80.
2. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 7-29-80 and filed 8-20-80 (Register 80, No. 34).
3. Amendment filed 2-3-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 6).
4. Amendment of article 3 heading, section and Note filed 3-29-96; operative 4-28-96 (Register 96, No. 13).
5. Amendment of section and Note filed 5-22-97 as an emergency; operative 5-22-97 (Register 97, No. 21). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 9-19-97 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
6. Certificate of Compliance as to 5-22-97 order transmitted to OAL 9-5-97 and filed 9-26-97 (Register 97, No. 39).
7. Amendment of section and Note filed 9-24-2002 as an emergency; operative 9-24-2002 (Register 2002, No. 39). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-22-2003 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.
8. Certificate of Compliance as to 9-24-2002 order transmitted to OAL 1-17-2003 and filed 2-27-2003 (Register 2003, No. 9).
9. Renumbering and amendment of former article 3 to article 2 and amendment of section and Note filed 4-20-2018; operative 7-1-2019 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(2) (Register 2018, No. 16).