Neshaminy School District

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STATE MANDATED HEALTH SERVICES

 

Physicals – Kindergarten, 6th and 9th Grades and students new to the school district 

Dentals – Kindergarten, 3rd and 7th Grades 

Height and Weight – All Grades 

Vision  Screening –
            Far Test:   all students yearly
            Near Test: all students yearly
           Convex Lens Test: Gr. 1
                   [and previously untested]
           Color Vision Test: Grs. 1 & 2 
                   [and previously untested]
           Stereo Depth Perception Test:  Grs. 1 & 2
                   [and previously untested] 

Hearing Screening – K, Grades 1, 2, 3, 7 &11 

Scoliosis Screening – Grades 6 & 7 

Body Mass Index [BMI] and BMI Percentile yearly grades Kindergarten through 12th 

All Screening exams may be rated as pass or fail.   Failure means that the results are outside the expected range but are not a diagnosis of ill health.   Parents are notified of all failures with regard to health screenings and an examination by an appropriate health care provider is recommended.  

         The certified school nurse is also responsible for maintenance of health records, immunization assessment and school nurse services. 

 

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