The School Entry Immunization Assessment Report

Kindergarten, First Grade and Middle School

for School Year 2007-2008

   
demographics
 
Grantee Project Area:  COLORADO
   
School Year: 2007-2008
Program manager: Joni Reynolds RN/CNS, MSN
Prepared by: Marianne Koshak
 
Scope of the Report:
1. School Survey Methodology
Kindergarten Middle School
- A non-random sample of public schools were surveyed
- A non-random sample of private schools were surveyed
- Home schooled were not surveyed
- A non-random sample of public schools were surveyed
- A non-random sample of private schools were surveyed
- Home schooled were not surveyed
   
2. Children Surveyed Methodology
Kindergarten Middle School
- A random sample of public school children were surveyed
- A random sample of private school children were surveyed
- Home schooled were not surveyed
- A random sample of public school children were surveyed
- A random sample of private school children were surveyed
- Home schooled were not surveyed
   
3. Are your assessment results weighted to reflect the total population? No
   
4. Do you conduct a validation of your assessment results? No 
   
Explanation: 
   
5. Do you use survey results for a retrospective analysis? Yes 
   
6. How were the data for this report collected? Health department personnel reviewed and recorded
   
6a. If the data were self-reports by schools, how were the results validated by the health department?
   
How: 
   
7. What is the source of the child's vaccination information in the school record?
PProvider
PShot Card/parent-held record NOT signed by a provider
   
8. What immunization information is included in the student's record?  
PVaccine/Antigen:
PDate Received:
Number of Doses:
Other:
   
9. Does health dept receive above information for each child? Yes
   
10. Do you have grace period for students not up-to-date? Yes   - 14
   
11. The vaccination data for this report represents vaccination rates: Later in the school year
   
Kindergarten Enrollment and Exemption Data 
 
 •  Indicates that data were not reported.  
 
Enrollment Question   Number %
 
12.   Number of schools with selected grade(s)    1,262  
   
13.   Number of schools surveyed    283 22.4%
   
14.   Number of children enrolled in selected grade(s)    65,298  
   
15.   Number of children surveyed    349 0.5%
   
16.   Number of surveyed kindergarten children did not have a vaccination record    2 0.6%
   
17.   Number of children exempted from required vaccines for medical reasons    •
   
18.   Number of children exempted from required vaccines for religious reasons    2 0.6%
   
19.   Number of children exempted from required vaccines for philosophical reasons    17 4.9%
   
20.   Number of children exempted from required vaccines on a temporary basis (e.g. given 30 days to be up-to-date)    2 0.6%
   
21.   Comments regarding kindergarten exemptions:  
 
 
 
kindergarten vaccine information
 
 
Vaccine Required for Kindergarten entry # Doses for UTD status in your state. Number UTD % UTD  
22. Polio (3+)  Yes  4  313  89.7%  
     
23. Diphtheria (4+)  Yes  5  331  94.8%  
     
24. Tetanus (4+)  Yes  5  331  94.8%  
     
25. Pertussis (4+)  Yes  5  331  94.8%  
     
26. Measles (2+)  Yes  2  301  86.2%  
     
27. Mumps (2+)  Yes  2  301  86.2%  
     
28. Rubella (2+)  Yes  2  301  86.2%  
     
29. Hepatitis B (Hep B)(3+)  Yes  3  330  94.6%  
     
30. Varicella (1)  Yes  2  261  74.8%  
     
31.  Comments regarding kindergarten vaccines: This year was the first time a 2nd varicella was required for kindergartners.   
 
 
Middle School Enrollment and Exemption Data 
         
32.  We conduct Middle School Assessments
 
33.  We surveyed the following grades in Middle School: 6th:    7th:  P 8th:  
 
 •  Indicates that data were not reported.  
 
Enrollment Question   Number %
 
34.   What is the total number of schools that have middle schools?    686  
   
35.   How many of the schools had data included in this report?    217 31.6%
   
36.   What is the total number of children enrolled in all middle schools in ? 6th:  •  
   
7th:  61,024  
   
8th:  •  
   
37.   How many middle school children did you survey? 6th:  •  
   
7th:  350  0.6%
   
8th:  •  
   
38.   Number of surveyed children with no immunization records available    4  
   
39.   Number of children exempted from required vaccines for medical reasons    •  
   
40.   Number of children exempted from required vaccines for religious reasons    •  
   
41.   Number of children exempted from required vaccines for philosophical reasons    17  
   
42.   Number of children exempted from required vaccines on a temporary basis (e.g. given 30 days to be up-to-date)    •  
   
43.   Comments regarding middle school exemptions  
 
 
middle school vaccine information
 
 •  Indicates that data were not reported.
 
Vaccine Grade Required for Middle school entry # Doses for UTD status in your state. Number Surveyed UTD % UTD
 
44. Booster Td or Tdap (1) 6th   •  •   
   
7th No  •  •   
   
8th   •  •   
   
45. Hepatitis B Series (3+) 6th   •  •   
   
7th Yes  328  93.7% 
   
8th   •  •   
   
46.  MMR (2) 6th   •  •   
   
7th Yes  322  92.0% 
   
8th   •  •   
   
47.  Varicella (1) 6th   •  •   
   
7th Yes  314  89.7% 
   
8th   •  •   
   
48.  Meningococcal (MCV-4)(1) 6th   •  •   
   
7th No  •  •   
   
8th   •  •   
   
49.  Human Papillomavirus (HPV)(3) 6th   •  •   
   
7th No  •  •   
   
8th   •  •   
   
 
50. Vaccine related comments:
 
 
51. Does your project have college vaccination mandates or requirements for the following vaccines?
 
Vaccine Mandate Year Type
Hepatitis B  No     
 
Human papillomavirus  No     
 
MMR2  Yes    Vaccination 
 
Meningococcal conjugate  Yes    Education 
 
Tdap  No     
 
Td  No     
 
Varicella  No     
 
 
 
52. If you have college vaccine requirements that are not listed above or have additional comments about college vaccine requirements, please include them below
 
 
 
 
immunization laws and requirements for school and child care entry
 
 
53. Describe the protocol followed to change childcare and school entry vaccination requirements (e.g., add a vaccine, change a required dose, or allow an exemption).
 
A change requires approval from our State Board of Health. 
 
 
54. Are legislative acts required or can you change the requirements administratively?
 
Legislative acts are not required but approval from our State Board of Health is needed. 
 
 
55. Is updated exemption documentation required for the same child every year they attend the same childcare facility or school?
 
 
 
 
56. Do you allow an exemption for a single vaccine or antigen? (e.g., a child receives all vaccines except for the required diphtheria dosages due to an allergic reaction, so a medical exemption is submitted specifically for diphtheria)
 
Yes 
 
 
57. Have there been any changes to the immunization requirements or laws for school or child care entry during the present school year?
 
Yes 
2nd Varicella for Kindergarten 1 Varicella for 1st through 7th 1 Tdap for 6th and 10th 
 
 
58. Do you know if there will be any changes to the immunization requirements or laws for school or child care entry in the upcoming school year?
 
No 
 
 
 
59. Do you require influenza vaccine for school entry?
 
No 
 
 
60. Do you require influenza vaccine for childcare entry?
 
No 
 
 
61. Since CDC no longer requires a biennial childcare assessment report, do you continue to collect data on vaccination coverage in childcare centers?
 
No 
 
 
 
62. Additional Comments:
 
 
 
 
 
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