Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Saddleback Mountains overlooking RSM Lake

Immunizations & Physicals


California Immunization Requirements for school

California law requires that students entering school have immunizations for certain childhood illnesses. Bring the written verification of any new immunizations to your child's school before the school year begins.

The District does not provide immunization clinics. Please contact your medical provider or call the Orange County Health Care Agency at 1-800-564-8448.

For further information regarding immunizations to to 

7th Grade Admission: Teen Booster: Pertussis Or "Whooping Cough"

California State Law requires all students entering 7th through 12th grades to show proof of a teen booster shot against whooping cough (pertussis) known as a Tdap booster and a Varicella (Chickenpox) booster.

For ALL 7th Grade Starting July 1, 2019 Students Need:

  • TetanusDiphtheriaPertussis (Tdap) —1 dose(Whooping cough booster usually given at 11 years and up)

  • Varicella (Chickenpox) — 2 doses
    (Usually given at ages 12 months and 4-6 years)

Parents must show their child's Immunization Record as proof of immunization.

Additional school immunization requirements for 7th graders typically apply to students who:

  • Previously had a valid personal beliefs exemption filed before 2016 upon entry between TK/Kindergarten and 6th grade - (they are No Longer valid) and 
  • New admissions, including from out-of-state; applies to all grades.​​

Additional sources 

American Academy of Pediatrics

California 1st Grade Physical Requirements

1st Grade Students need a completed Physical, please click on the following: Report of Health Examination for School Entry (pdf) : or