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Immunization Requirements

Texas state law requires students attending school to be immunized against certain vaccine-preventable diseases. We encourage parents to get their children vaccinated before the end-of-summer vaccination rush and before school starts. Students cannot go to school without the proper documentation for the required vaccines or a valid medical or conscientious exemption.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the required immunizations?

Below is the most current list of requirements.

2018-19 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Students Grades K-12 (Bilingual)
2018-19 Texas Minimum State Vaccine Requirements for Child-Care and Pre-K Facilities (Bilingual)

Where can my child get the required immunizations?

In addition to receiving the required immunizations at your doctor's office, your child also may receive immunizations, including for the flu, at the following low-cost or no-cost vaccine locations:


Christus Pediatric Mobile Clinic


University Health System

Metro Health

Please note that the ONLY location where parents can obtain immunization records is at the Metro Health immunization clinic located at 1226 NW 18th St. 78207.

Where can I find out more about exemption from immunization requirements?

You may find information about exemption on this page of the Texas Department of State Health Services website.

Mission Statement / Declaración de misión

To transform SAISD into a national model urban school district where every child graduates and is educated so that he or she is prepared to be a contributing member of the community.

Transformar a SAISD en un distrito escolar urbano de modelo nacional donde cada estudiante se gradúa y es educado para que él o ella esté preparado para ser un miembro activo de la comunidad.