Registration Requirements

  • The following is a list of documents required for registration. Only original documents are accepted, and exceptions cannot be made.

    1) Evidence of Immunization: The Pennsylvania Department of Health regulations require the exclusion from Pennsylvania Schools of any student who does not meet the following minimum immunization requirements:
    • Four or more doses of properly spaced Diphtheria and Tetanus (DTP, DTaP, Td, or DT vaccine) -one dose administered on or after the fourth birthday.
    • Three doses of Polio vaccine.
    • Two properly spaced doses of live Measles vaccine. The first dose must be administered after 12 months of age (or blood test showing immunity). A second dose of the measles vaccine, preferably given as MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) is required.
    • One dose of Rubella (German measles) vaccine after 12 months of age (or blood test showing immunity).
    • One dose of Mumps vaccine after 12 months of age (or blood test showing immunity).
    • Three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine, the first two doses given one month apart and the third dose six months after the first dose.
    • Two doses of Varicella (Chicken pox) immunization: Date of Varicella disease and vaccine-one dose of Varicella vaccine administered at 12 months of age through 12 years of age; or two doses of Varicella vaccine administered at age 13 years or after.
    • One dose of Meningococcal Conjugate Vaccine (MCV): Dose must be administered once for students in Grades 7-12
    Children who have a medical condition that would contraindicate certain immunizations may be exempted from immunization requirements. This exemption requires a written statement from the physician documenting the reason for exemption. Students with immunization exemptions may be excluded from school at the direction of the Department of Health should an outbreak of the disease for which they are not immunized occur. Parents/Guardians who have a religious objection to immunizations may indicate this on a notarized letter with their signature. Students with immunization exemptions may be excluded from school at the direction of the Department of Health should an outbreak of the disease for which they are not immunized occur.

    2) Tuberculin Testing: Routine tuberculin testing is not required for enrollment to school. Tuberculin testing may be required if a student is in a high risk group (as defined by the Centers for Disease Control) for contracting tuberculosis.

    3) All foreign-born students must have a complete physical by an American doctor and a recent negative TB test. If the TB test is positive, you will need to have a clear chest x-ray.

    4) Proof of Residency: William Penn School District must be certain that the parent/guardian's residence, with whom the child lives, is located in Aldan, Colwyn, Darby, East Lansdowne, Lansdowne or Yeadon boroughs. Any of the following documents will verify your residency:
    • A signed lease in your name
    • A copy of the deed, mortgage book, Real Estate, or School Tax Bill in your name
    5) Any two of the following: Valid driver’s license with your current address. Valid vehicle owner’s card with your address. Utility bill (gas, electric, oil, water, phone or cable) in your name within 30 days with your address. Pay check stub within 30 days with your address

    6) Evidence of place and date of birth: (one of the following must be presented)
    • Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate, or Passport
    7) Transfer/Withdrawal form and Last Report Card

    8) IEP if applicable. Completion of Physical Examination Form (exam by private physician) on entrance to school (Kg or grade 1), in grade 6 and grade 11. The exam must be done within the school year for which it is required.

    9) Completion of Pupil Registration Form:

    If you are the custodial parent, guardian, or foster parent, please present documentation of custody, court, or placing agency verification.