5.15 - Screenings

  • Health screenings are conducted annually according to the following schedule:

    Speech/Language
    Students may be screened upon referral. 

    Vision
    Preschool children; Grades K, 2, and 8; all special education students; all new students; and all teacher referrals. Vision screening is recommended in grades 4, 6, 10, and 12. Students wearing glasses will not be screened but are expected to see the eye doctor of their choice at least every two years or as directed by their eye doctor. Vision screening is not a substitute for a complete eye and vision evaluation by an eye doctor. Your child is not required to undergo this vision screening if an optometrist or ophthalmologist has completed and signed a report form indicating that an examination has been performed.

    Hearing
    Preschool children; Grades K, 1, 2, 3; all special education students; all new students; and all teacher referrals. Hearing screening is recommended in grades 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12.

    This notice regarding the policies and procedures for health screenings stands in lieu of individual notification to parents. Parental objections should be made in writing and directed to the principal annually. Any student may be screened for hearing and/or vision on a referral basis.

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