Screenings: Hearing, Vision and Scoliosis
New York State requires all students in grades K-3, 5 and 7, and new entrants, be screened for vision and hearing. Vision hearing is conducted for students in other grades when possible or requested. Screening begins in the fall. You will be notified if your child does not meet the state minimum requirements for passing either of these exams.
New York State requires that all students in grades 5-9 be screened for scoliosis annually. If you do not want your child screened in school, a doctor’s note documenting a private exam, including the date and results, will satisfy this requirement. Please submit this information by December 1 to the nurse.
Students are screened during their regularly-scheduled PE classes.