Screenings

In accordance with state laws, the following screenings will be performed:

Vision: Grades PK, K, 1, 3, 5, 7 and all new-to-district students

Hearing: Grades PK, K, 1, 3, 5, 7 and all new-to-district students

Texas Risk Assessment for Type 2 Diabetes: Grades 1, 3, 5, 7 (Height, Weight, BMI and Blood Pressure are required if the student is positive)

Spinal Screening: Girls, fall semester - Grades 5 and 7; Boys, fall semester - Grade 8

  • Results from previous districts may be accepted

Parent/guardian will be notified by the school nurse if further evaluation is recommended

Other screenings that may be performed but are not mandated are:

Height

Weight

BMI

Blood Pressure

Head Lice Checks

Baseline Health Assessment