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Health Office
Below are the required forms for admission to the upper school:

1. Immunizations: must be submitted at registration from a licensed health care provider providing documented proof of completed immunizations as required by NYS law.

The following are changes to the New York State immunization requirements for the 2019-2020 school year:


9th and 10th graders:
  • Varicella(chickenpox): Students entering grades 9 , 10, and 11 are required to have 2 doses of varicella. One dose of varicella vaccine is required for 12th graders.
  • Polio: Students entering grades 9, 10, and 11 are required to have 4 doses of polio vaccine, unless the 3rd dose was received at 4 years of age or older, in which case only 3 doses are required. Three doses of polio vaccine are required for 12th graders.
  • Meningococcal conjugate vaccine: Students entering grades 9 and 10 are required to have 1 dose of MenACWY vaccine. 

12th graders:
  • Meningococcal conjugate vaccine: Students entering grade 12 are required to have 2 doses of MenACWY vaccine. If the 1st dose of MenACWY vaccine was received at 16 years of age or older, only 1 dose is required.                                                                     



NYS immunizations requirements for 9-12th graders:

       Immunization                                 Doses                 Acceptable Alternatives 

DPT/DT                                      3 doses                 none
Polio*                                         3 or 4 doses          none
MMR                                          2 doses                 serology report
Hepatitis B                                 3 doses                 serology report
Varicella/ Chicken Pox *            1 or 2 doses          serology report
Tdap                                          1 doses                 none
Menactra*                                  1 or 2 doses         none



2. Physicals:  All 9th, 11th, and new transferring students are required to have a physical examination by their private physician submitted by August 1st. 

3. Health History Form- completed by parent

4. Residency Form- ONLY to be completed by residents living in the Bronx and NYC,     including a recent utility bill (ie: Con Ed, Phone/Cable, Water).

 
All health forms can be downloaded in the FORMS section to the right. They may be mailed, faxed or handed in by student.


Medications may be administered in school, see forms below. For your child to receive any medication in school, over-the-counter or prescription, a written order from a physician and written consent from the parent must be on file in the health office. Orders are valid for 12 months, and the medication must be in the original container and properly labeled. 
There is a self administration form available for students who need to have medication with them at all times, ex. an Albuteral inhaler.


Students who wish to play a school sport, please see Info for Student Athletes section.