Immunization Requirements

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Original immunization records are required to be submitted with a new registration packet for Compadre Academy. 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. Also note that there are significant changes for the class of 2015:

Tetanus, DTap, DTP, and DPT
4 total required

Tdap (tetanus booster) (NEW)
Must have received Tdap 5 Years following the last DTap, DTP, and DPT.

Polio
4 total required

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
2 required (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 8 weeks apart)*
*All 3 shots CANNOT be given in less than 16 weeks (4 months)

Varicella (Chicken Pox) **PLEASE NOTE CHANGED REQUIREMENTS!**
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 chicken pox, Compadre Academy requires a signed affidavit stating that the child has had chicken pox. As of September 11th, 2011, parental statement of disease will no longer be accepted. If your child has had chicken pox, document it as soon as possible!**

Meningococcal
Mandatory for ALL incoming freshmen graduating in 2015

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 exiting school district, you must sign a new exemption form for Tempe Union High School District (exemptions DO NOT transfer between districts).