• 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.