The school nurse conducts spinal, vision and hearing screenings as required by law. The TX Department of State Health Services requires health screenings of school-aged children for vision, hearing and spinal problems. Screenings are conducted by school nurses and certified staff. Any problems or concerns identified during the screenings will be reported to the parent/guardian and will be referred to a professional for further evaluation.
Vision Screenings: Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 3rd grade, 5th grade, and 7th grade,
Hearing Screenings: Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st grade, 3rd grade, 5th grade, and 7th grade
Spinal Screenings: 5th and 8th grade