Immunizations Mandatory for Students
law requires that all children entering Williamson County
Schools must have proof of all immunizations completed.
Any student who does not meet these state requirements will
be suspended from school until proof is received.
Immunizations required for all students in Williamson County
include DPT, four doses; Polio, four doses; MMR, two doses.
Hepatitis B, three doses, is required for all students
entering kindergarten and seventh grade. This is a series of
three shots given at specific times.
Varicella (Chickenpox) is required for all students entering
kindergarten. They must show proof of receiving vaccine or a
verbal statement from a parent stating history of having the
Early childhood students ages three through five must meet
the state immunizations for young children prior to
kindergarten as well.
A Nurse for Every School
years of growth, each school has its own nurse to work
with the increasing number of medical issues found in
schools today. Because of small enrollment, College Grove
Elementary will share a nurse with Middle College High and
the Alternative Learning Center. Pinewood Elementary, which
has a population of about 100 children, will be covered by
an elementary nurse who will also serve a school that does
not have as many daily medical needs.
Health Services for Fairview and Page Area Schools
experiencing success with the Williamson County School
Health Pilot Project in the Fairview area schools, the
program is expanding to include Centennial High, Franklin
High and Page area schools including Page Middle, Page High,
Bethesda Elementary, Trinity Elementary and College Grove
Elementary for the 2006-07 school year. With written
permission from parents, school nurses will be able to
provide several services that would not be available to
students. For more information about this program or for
answers to any other school health questions, contact Jorja
Trocino, nurse coordinator at 472-4269.