Vaccination Requirements

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Center for Immunization has released vaccination requirements for the 2020-21 school year. All Charles County Public Schools students are required to have certain vaccinations prior to attending school. The following vaccinations are required.

3's program & Pre-K (36-59 months old):

  • 4 DTap/DTP/DT
  • 3 Polio
  • 1 Hib after 12 months of age
  • 1 MMR on or after first birthday
  • 1 Varicella on or after first birthday
  • 3 Hepatitis B
  • 1 Prevnar (PCV)
Some Pre-K (60-71 months old)

  • 4 DTaP/DTP/DT vaccinations
  • 3 Polio vaccinations
  • 2 MMR vaccine– after the first birthday
  • 1 Varicella vaccine– after the first birthday
  • 3 Hepatitis B vaccinations
Kindergarten (5 - 7  years old)

  • 4 DTap/DTP/DT (3 - if started as of age 7)
  • 3 Polio
  • 1 Hib after 12 months of age
  • 2 MMR on or after first birthday
  • 2 Varicella on or after first birthday
  • 3 Hep B
Grade 1 - 2 

  • 4 DTaP/DTP/DT vaccinations
  • 3 Polio vaccinations
  • 1 Hib vaccine – at least one dose after 12 months of age
  • 2 MMR vaccine– after the first birthday
  • 2 Varicella vaccine– after the first birthday
  • 3 Hepatitis B vaccinations
Grade 3 - 6

  • 3 DTaP/DTP/DT vaccinations
  • 3 Polio vaccinations
  • 1 Hib vaccine – at least one dose after 12 months of age
  • 2 MMR vaccine– after the first birthday
  • 2 Varicella vaccine– after the first birthday
  • 3 Hepatitis B vaccinations
Grade 7 - 12 :

  • 3 - DTap/DTP/DT (3 - if started as of age 7)
  • 3 - Polio
  • 1 Hib vaccine – at least one dose after 12 months of age
  • 2 - MMR on or after first birthday
  • 1 - Varicella on or after first birthday (if older than 13 when given first does student willl need a second dose one month later)
  • 3 - Hep
  • 1 - Tdap
  • 1 - Meningococcal (MCV4)

The images below, click to open/download, list the immunization requirements for enrolling students in the Charles County Public Schools.  Any questions, please contact Peggy Bird at 301-934-7346 or pbird@ccboe.com.