To protect students and children from diseases that are preventable by immunization, Wisconsin law requires all students to show that they have received the required immunizations or have a signed waiver.
This page includes information about the law and materials that schools, child care centers, and public health agencies use to implement the law.
Information on School Law Requirements
2016-2017 School Year Immunization Rates
Data reported from Wisconsin schools for the 2016-2017 school year are available on a searchable, interactive web map.
Additional information, including a statewide summary and lists of results for every school and district, can be found on the Immunization Rate Data page in the section called "Children Ages 0-18 years."
Wisconsin Student Immunization Law - What schools need to know for fall 2018: August 23, 2018 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Webinar Recording (PDFs of slides and supporting documents are located in the "Files" pod within the webinar recording)
Materials for Schools
Letter to schools (PDF)
Forms, Reports, and Letters
- Local Health Department contact information
- Search for your school's DPI LEA code and school code: public school, by district | public schools | private schools
Compliance Results from Previous School Year (to determine if exclusion is required for current school year)
Educational Materials for Parents
Information on Child Care Requirements
Resources to Help Child Care Centers Prepare for the Annual Assessment
Letter to Child Care Center Directors that outlines immunization requirements and steps to prepare for the 2018 Child Care Assessment.
Q&A document to help parents understand immunization requirements for child care centers by age.
Child Care Assessment Booklet
Child Care - Immunization Assessment booklet, P-44329 The "assessment booklet" contains all of the information and instructions that child care centers need in order to complete the annual assessment.
Child Care - Immunization Record, F-44192 According to state law, child care centers should require all parents to keep the Immunization Record up-to-date. Maintaining this form will meet this requirement.