• Entry Requirements

    In order to enroll a student in any Rock Hill Schools facility the following age limits, documents, and immunizations are required…

    • Students entering kindergarten must be 5 years old before midnight August 31. Students entering first grade must be 6 years old before midnight August 31.
    • A copy of a birth certificate, immunizations and a proof of residence (gas, light, water bill or lease agreement).

    Immunization Requirements

    Pursuant to Regulation 61-8, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has declared the following schedule of required vaccinations, screenings, and immunizations necessary for a child to be admitted to any public, private, or parochial school, grades kindergarten through twelve (K-12), or child development program under the control of the State Department of Education for the 2017-18 school year.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Four (4) doses of any combination of DTP, DT, DTP-Hib, DTaP, or Td vaccine with at least one (1) dose received on or after the fourth birthday.
    • Three (3) doses of any combination of oral or inactivated Polio vaccine with at least one (1) dose received on or after the fourth birthday.
    • Two (2) doses of Rubella (Measles) vaccine with both doses received on or after the first birthday and separated by at least one month.
    • One (1) dose of Rubella (German Measles) vaccine received on or after the first birthday.
    • One (1) dose of Mumps vaccine received on or after the first birthday.
    • Three (3) doses of Hepatitis B vaccine with the third dose received greater than or equal to 24 weeks of age and at least 16 weeks after the first dose.
    • Two (2) doses of Varicella vaccine for students entering 5K-2nd grade with two doses received on or after the first birthday and separated by at least 4 weeks or positive history of disease. 3rd- 5thgrade should receive one dose of varicella vaccine on or after the first birthday or positive history of disease.