Illinois School Health Record Requirements

Physical Requirements:

9th graders:

  • Incoming freshmen students must submit a physical examination (dated within 12 months of the first day of school) with required immunizations at the time of registration. This physical will be acceptable for participation in athletics for one year and 30 days from the date of the physical. Students may not participate in interscholastic sports or team practice until they have filed a sport physical with the athletic office.
  • Sport physicals cannot be accepted as the required freshmen physicals.

All 9th graders are required to have a physical exam before entering high school. Click on the following link to get a copy of the needed form. Medical Form

Any 9th grade student not in compliance with the physical and immunization requirements will be excluded from school beginning October 15th until the correct information is submitted to the nurse’s office.

Transfer students (Grades 10, 11, 12):

From an Illinois High School:

  • Students must present a copy of their 9th grade physical, or more current complete physical, with updated immunizations, at the time of registration. A sport physical does not meet this requirement.

From another state or military base:

  • Students must present a copy of their high school physical with updated immunizations at the time of registration. If the previous high school did not require a physical, the students have 30 days to complete the Illinois state requirement. The physical must be completed on the Illinois state form. A sport physical does not meet this requirement.
  • or: If submitting a prior physical, the physical exam must have been completed/dated within 12 months of the first day of school for the new student, and the form submitted must contain all required parts of the Illinois state form. A sport physical does not meet this requirement. 
  • Must complete an Illinois Eye Exam Form obtained from the nurse.

From another country:

  • The student has 30 days to complete the Illinois state requirements of a physical and updated immunizations. The physical must be completed on the Illinois state form. A sport physical does not meet this requirement.
  • or: If submitting a prior physical, the physical exam must have been completed/dated within 12 months of the first day of school for the new student, and the form submitted must contain all required parts of the Illinois state form.  A sport physical does not meet this requirement.
  • Must complete an Illinois Eye Exam Form obtained from the nurse.