Brockton Public Schools

School Committee Policy


Students entering school for the first time, whether at kindergarten or through transfer from another school system, will be required to present a physician's certificate attesting to immunization against diphtheria, whooping cough, poliomyelitis, tetanus, measles, and such other communicable diseases as may be specified from time to time by the Department of Public Health. The only exception to these requirements will be made on receipt of a written statement from a doctor that immunization would not be in the best interests of the child, or by the student's parent or guardian stating that vaccination or immunization is contrary to the religious beliefs of the student or parent. In the event that the parent cites religious exemption a note from the parent is to be on file yearly,

Established by law

APPROVED: June 4, 2019

LEGAL REF.: 105 CMR 222.000
M.G.L. 76:15

CROSS REF.: JF, School Admissions