Immunization Requirements

To protect students 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, day cares, and public health agencies use to implement the law.

School Immunization Rates from the 2016-2017 School Year

Interested in immunization rates at Wisconsin schools?

Data reported from Wisconsin schools for the 2016-2017 school year are now 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."

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School Requirements, 2017-2018 School Year

Wisconsin Student Immunization Law - What schools need to know for fall 2017

View the recording of or the slides from the webinar

Instructions for Schools

Forms, Reports, and Letters

Compliance Results from Previous School Year (to determine if exclusion is required for this school year)

Educational Materials for Parents

Child Care Requirements

New! Letter to Child Care Center Directors that outlines immunization requirements and steps to prepare for the 2018 Child Care Assessment. Also new, is a Q&A document to help parents understand immunization requirements for Child Care Centers by age.

Additional Resources



Last Revised: January 2, 2018