• Health Screenings

    The following screenings are provided to students at certain grade levels or schools. Students at any grade with evidence of problems related to hearing, vision, dental, communicable disease or related academics will be screened or re-screened. Parents/guardians may contact their child’s principal to opt out of hearing, vision, and or dental screenings.

    • Hearing - Students at any grade level with evidence of problems related to hearing will be screened upon request. School audiologists oversee and provide follow-up for all failed hearing screenings.
    • Vision - Vision is screened by trained school staff or trained volunteers on all students in grades 1, 3, and 5. Vision screening is provided for kindergarteners if it is not documented on the kindergarten health assessment. Screening is provided for students in other grade levels as referred by school staff. The school nurse is contacted if screening/ re-screening or follow-up assistance is needed.

    • Dental - All kindergarten students receive a dental screening by a dental hygienist.