Policies

Immunization Policy

Thorne School Immunization Policy

In order to provide maximum protection for all children, Thorne students are required to be immunized and provide immunization records before the start of each school year. Thorne follows the CDC guidelines for immunizations:

Required for entrance to TODDLER program:

DTap (Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertussis) - 4 doses, 4th by 18mo birthday

Polio- 3 doses, 3rd by 18mo birthday

MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)- 1st dose by 18 mo birthday

Hepatitis B- 3 doses, 3rd by 18 mo birthday

Varicella (or history of chicken pox illness) -1 dose by 18 mo birthday

Recommended for entrance to TODDLER program:

Hib (Haemophilus Influenza) and Pneumococcal (PCV-13) – 4 doses by 4th dose by 18 mo.

Hep- A-2 doses by 2nd birthday

Required for entrance to PRE-SCHOOL program:

DTap (Tetanus/Diptheria/Pertussis) -5 doses, 5th dose by the 4th birthday

Polio- 4 doses , 4th dose by 4th birthday

MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) 2 doses of measles-2nd dose by 4th birthday

Hepatitis B- 3 doses

Varicella (or history of chicken pox illness)- 2 doses 2nd  dose by 4th birthday

Recommended for entrance to PRE-SCHOOL program:

Hib (Haemophilus Influenza) and Pneumococcal (PCV-13) – 4 doses by 4th dose by 18 mo.

Hep- A-2 doses by 2nd  birthday

Required by the STATE FOR entrance to a KINDERGARTEN program

DTap – 4 doses

Hep B - 3 doses

MMR - 2 doses

Polio –  3 doses

Varicella – 2 doses or had the disease

Medical Exemptions must be physician authorized and are only for children with conditions in which immunizations may cause a threat to health.

 

Equality of Opportunity

Bryn Mawr College does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other College-administered programs, or in its employment practices.

In conformity with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, it is also the policy of Bryn Mawr College not to discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities or employment practices. Inquiries regarding compliance with this legislation and other policies regarding nondiscrimination may be directed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, who administers the College's procedures.

Financial Aid

Limited financial aid is available for both the preschool and kindergarten programs.  Application for financial assistance must accompany application for admission.

College Employees

Faculty and staff of Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges will have the $20.00 application fee waived.

Faculty and Staff of Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges are offered a tuition discount of 10%.  They are also invited to apply for additional financial aid and will be considered along with other parent requests for scholarship assistance.

Bryn Mawr College employees may have their tuition paid through payroll deduction.  Applications for payroll deduction are due by August 15th.