2019-2020 Minimum Health Requirements

Ravenswood follows the health requirements created by CPS, and noted in the CPS Parent and Student Guide inserted with your child’s report card. Families must show proof of required physical exams and immunizations or they will face exclusion from school per the Student Health Examinations, Immunizations, Dental Examinations, and Eye Examinations Policy. 

For more information, please visit: http://cps.edu/oshw/Pages/MinimumHealthRequirements.aspx or you can call 773-553-1800.  

Physical Examination -Please note that Physical Examination must be completed for all entering Kindergarten and 6th grade students. Physical examinations must be completed within one year prior to entry into preschool, Kindergarten, 6th, and 9th grades or upon first-time enrollment into Chicago Public Schools if entering from another state or country. Students moving to a CPS school from another school in Illinois, outside of CPS, must provide physical exam and immunization records to the school.

Vision Examination –Current eye examinations must be provided upon enrolling into CPS from out of state (at any grade level), and entering all entering kindergarten students.

Dental Examination – Dental exams must be provided and completed for all entering kindergarten, 2nd or 6th grade students. 

Immunization Requirements: Annually, a student’s health record must show up-to-date immunizations for the following: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTP/DTap/Tdap), Polio, (IPV) Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B, Varicella (Chicken Pox), and Meningitis (MCV4) vaccine.