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 upon request. If you do not want your student to participate in screenings, please contact the school. 

Hearing 
All students in kindergarten receive a hearing screening by speech-language pathologist, regardless of Kindergarten Health Assessment hearing screening results. All students in grades 1, 2 , 5, 7 and11 also receive a hearing screening. 

Vision 
All students in grades 1, 3, 5 and 7 receive a vision screening by the school. A vision screening is provided for kindergarteners if it is not documented on the kindergarten health assessment. The school nurse will conduct all screening/re-screening or follow-up assistance if needed.

Dental 
All kindergarten students receive a dental screening by a dental hygienist. Students in grades 3 and 5 receive a dental screening by a dental hygienist or the school nurse. 

Communicable Disease 
School personnel who observe symptoms of a possible communicable disease should contact the student’s parent or guardian. School staff may consult with the school nurse regarding a suspected communicable condition. Follow-up is provided as needed.