• All students entering Joyce Kilmer  are required by either district policy and/or NJ state law to have all of the following documents:

      1. A valid immunization record  that includes ALL of the following immunizations:

      • DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) 
        • Any 5 doses or any 4 doses with the last dose given after the 4th birthday.
      • IPV (Polio) 
        • Any 4 doses or any 3 doses with the last given after the 4th birthday.
      • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
        • Two doses, the first given after the first birthday
      • Varicella (Chicken Pox) 
        • One dose given after the first birthday (2 is suggested)
      • HBV (Hepatitis B) 
        • Three doses

      ** As an additional reference please use the following link to view NJ state immunization requirements:  https://nj.gov/health/cd/documents/imm_requirements/k12_parents.pdf

      ** Please note that exemptions can be made for students who provide either:

      • A written statement signed by a parent or guardian explaining how the administration of immunizing agents conflicts with the pupil's exercise of bonafide religious tenets or practices.  General philosophical or moral objection to immunizations shall not be sufficient for exemption.
      • A written statement from a physician stating that a specific immunization is medically contraindicated.

      2. A health physical that has been completed and signed by a physician within 365 days of the pupil's registration with school.

      3. An updated health history record that has been completed and signed by a parent or legal guardian.

      4. An emergency contact form with valid points of contact that can be reached should your child encounter an emergency situation while at school.

      If you need help obtaining any of the documents listed above please contact either the main office at 856-667-3903 or the nurse's office at 856-667-3903 option #2 for further assitance.