screenings
  • During this school year, the following screenings will be required or completed at school:

     

    Vision

    • Distance acuity for all newly entering students and students in Kindergarten, Grades 1, 3, 5, 7.
    • Near vision acuity and color perception screening for all newly entering students.

     

    Hearing

    • Hearing screening for all newly entering students and students in Kindergarten, Grades 1, 3, 5, 7.

     

    Scoliosis

    • Scoliosis (spinal curvature) screening for all students in Grades 5, 7. 

     

    Health Appraisals

    • A physical examination including Body Mass Index and Weight Status Category Information is required for all newly entering students and students in Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten, Grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11. Out of state new transfer  students must have a physical/health appraisal completed by a New York health care provider within 30 days of entrance into school.

     

    Dental Certificates

    • A dental certificate is requested for all newly entering students and students in Kindergarten, Grades 1, 3, 5, 7.

     

    A letter will be sent home if there are any findings on the screening done at school that would cause concern or need medical follow-up.  Please call the school’s Health Office if you have any questions or concerns.