To Send or Not to send
A student should be excluded from school with any of the following conditions:
- Fever of 100 degrees or more - the student should stay home for 24 hours after his or her temperature returns to normal.
- Vomiting and Diarrhea - the student should stay home for 24 hours after the last episode.
- Undiagnosed Rash - the student should see a health care provider before returning to school. A note from the health care provider stating the student is not contagious may be required before the student is allowed to return to school.
- Illnesses - Please see the Illnesses page for exclusion from school requirements for each specific illness.
Immunizations and Forms
According to MN Statute 121A.15, any student enrolled in an elementary or secondary school in Minnesota must be up-to-date with his/her immunizations. Failure to do so may result in exclusion from school. If you chose to conscientiously object, a notary signature is required on the:
What immunizations does my child need? A schedule of required immunizations can be found here:
New for 2015-2016 school year:
7th graders are required to receive: Meningococcal and Tdap vaccines.
Kindergarteners must have the following series completed: Polio, DTaP, Hep B, MMR, and Varicella.
Pre-K required to receive: Hepatitis A series and Hepatitis B series.
Note: MDH = Minnesota Department of Health
Vision and Hearing
Students will be screened in the following grades: 1, 3, 5, and 7. If a student does not pass the initial screen, a re-screen will be performed by the school nurse. If the student fails the re-screen, a referral notice will be sent to the parent/guardian. If you do not wish to have your child screened, please contact the school office. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the screening process, please contact the school office.