Health Screenings

  • Hearing screenings are used to identify hearing loss and to make appropriate audiological, medical, and/or educational referral to maximize hearing and learning potential. Students to be screened annually are:

    • All preschoolers
    • Kindergarten through second grade, fifth, eighth, and 11th grades
    • Students new to the district
    • Elementary students with an Individual Education Plan except for students in the gifted (QUEST) program
    • Students with a hearing loss
    • Parent or teacher request

    Vision screenings are utilized for early identification of students with potential vision problems. Students to be screened are:

    • All preschoolers
    • Kindergarten, second, fourth, sixth, eighth, ninth and 11th grades
    • Students new to the district

    Height and weight screening are used to identify students in kindergarten through eighth grade with potential growth problems.