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BISD releases spring registration, immunization requirements
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Spring registration will soon begin for students wishing to attend one of the Beeville ISD elementary schools.

All students registering for the first time in the BISD must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (with guardianship papers) and present a certified copy of birth certificate, current immunization record, Social Security card, and proof of residence at time of registration.

• Pre-kindergarten (4 year old)

To be eligible for pre-kindergarten (full day program), children must be 4 years old on or before Sept. 1. This program is located at Hampton-Moreno-Dugat Early Childhood Center, 2000 S. Mussett. Students may be registered by their parent or guardian from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8. Special admission procedures for these children involve proof of family income, English language ability or military dependent.

• Kindergarten

To be eligible for kindergarten, children must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1. Students may be registered by their parent or guardian from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 23-27 at Hampton-Moreno-Dugat Early Childhood, 2000 S. Mussett. Before students can register, parents must present a certified birth certificate, immunization record, Social Security card and proof of residence.

• First grade

Children must be 6 years old on or before Sept. 1 to be eligible for enrollment in the first grade. If a child is now attending BISD kindergarten, enrollment cards will be sent home to parents Wednesday, April 18. Parents or guardians must take the enrollment card to the school of their choice to register their child for the first grade during the week of April 19-April 27. All students, whether enrolled at Hampton-Moreno-Dugat Early Childhood or another school in Beeville, who wish to enroll in 1st grade at a BISD campus will enroll during the week of April 19-April 27. First grade registration begins at 8 a.m. on Thursday, April 19 and runs through Friday, April 27. No registrations will be accepted before that time. Schools which will house first grade next year are R.A. Hall, FMC, and Thomas Jefferson Elementary. First grade enrollments at the school of choice will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis as long as space is available. If a student has attended a private kindergarten or has never attended school, parents or guardians must go to the school of their choice to register the child and must bring a certified copy of birth certificate, immunization record, Social Security card and proof of residence.

• Elementary grades 2-5

Enrollment cards will be sent home with the fifth six weeks report cards on Wednesday, April 18, to all BISD students now enrolled in grades 1-4. The enrollment card should be sent back to school with the child by Friday, April 27. Students who are not currently enrolled at TJES, R.A. Hall or FMC and wish to register for grades 2-5 in one of those schools may do so during the week of April 19-27 at the campus of their choice.

Requests for transfers from one elementary school to another must be made at this time. Parents will be sent a letter with the fifth six weeks report cards on Wednesday, April 18, explaining the complete enrollment process with enrollment cards. Parents should note that if a request is being made to transfer a child from one elementary school to another elementary school, a transfer request card must be picked up from and returned to the principal’s office of the child’s current campus. No returned transfer request card will be accepted before 8 a.m. Thursday, April 19.

• Grade 6

Fifth-grade students who will be entering middle school will meet with Moreno Middle School counselors for scheduling.

For additional information, contact your child’s campus principal.

Immunization

Immunization requirements for 2012-2013 School Year – Students must have proof of immunizations at the time of enrollment unless the student already has a health record on file in a Beeville ISD school.

• Polio (IPV)

Four doses of polio vaccine one of which must have been received on or after the fourth birthday; however, three doses meet the requirement if the 3rd dose was given on or after the 4th birthday.

• Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DTaP/ DTP/ DT/Tdap/Td)

Five doses of a diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis containing vaccine, one of which must have been received on or after the fourth birthday; however, four doses meet the requirement if the 4th dose was given on or after the 4th birthday.

- Ages 7 years or older (Tdap/TD/DTP/DtaP or any combination of these.)

Three doses, including one dose on or after the fourth birthday.

- Booster dose of Tdap

All students entering 7th grade will be required to have one dose of Tdap vaccine if at least 5 years have passed since their last dose of a tetanus-containing vaccine. Students in grades 8th-12th are required to have a booster dose of Tdap if it has been 10 years since their previous dose of a tetanus-containing vaccine. Td is acceptable in lieu of Tdap if a contraindication to pertussis exists.

• Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

The first dose of MMR must be received on or after the 1st birthday. For K-3rd grade, two doses of MMR are required. For 4th -12th grade, two doses of a measles-containing vaccine and one dose of each rubella and mumps vaccine is required.

• Varicella   

First dose on or after 1st birthday. For grades K-3rd and 7th-10th, two doses are required. One dose is required for all other grade levels. For any student who receives the first dose on or after 13 years of age, two doses are required. For any student who receives the 1st dose on or after 13 years of age, two doses are required.

• Hepatitis A

First dose on or after 1st birthday. Two doses required for entry into K-3rd grade.

• Hepatitis B

Three doses. For students ages 11-15 years, two doses meet the requirement if adult hepatitis B vaccine (Recombivax) was received. Dosage and type of vaccine must be clearly documented.(two 10 mcg/1.0 ml or Recombivax)

• Meningococcal

One dose required for entry into 7th-9th grade.

Pre-school students are required to have:

- 4 doses of DTaP/DT/DTP

- 3 doses each of polio and hepatitis B

- 2 doses of hepatitis A

- 1 dose each of MMR and Varicella received on or after 1st birthday.
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