1. Heights and weights are required for all children in all grades. Measurements will be done by a certified school nurse or under the direction of a certified school nurse. All students will be sent a Body Mass Index (BMI) letter indicating their Height, Weight and BMI result.
2. Scoliosis screening will be done in Grade 6 and Grade 7 by the certified school nurse or by a teacher certified in scoliosis screening. The parent/guardian will be notified if scoliosis is suspected or detected by a school nurse. A referral for further evaluation by their private physician will also be provided.
3. Annual vision screening is required for all children in all grades. Students in Grade 1 are tested for plus lens, depth perception and color vision deficiency. The Snellen eye charts are used for vision exams. All students are checked annually for distance and close up vision. Referrals are sent home to parent/guardians of those students who failed the vision screening. The vision screening is done by a certified school nurse, or under the direction of the certified school nurse.
4. Annual hearing screening is required for all children in Grades K-3, 7 and 11. The Pure-Tone Audiometer is used for hearing screenings. Referrals are sent to parents/guardians of those students who failed the hearing screening. The hearing screenings are done by a certified school nurse or under the direction of the certified nurse.
All results of the screenings are recorded on the student health record.