Screening - Mandated School Health Program
The mandated school health program represents the minimum school health services that all children of school age must receive. The intent is to assure optimal physical function and to improve the physical condition of school age children.
Minimum health screening required by the Public School Code include the following.
SCREENINGS GRADES REQUIRED Height and weight K- 12 Body Mass Index
K-4 mandated in 2005-06;
K-8 mandated in 2006-07;
K-12 mandated in 2007-08
Hearing K- 3, 7, 11, new entrants, students with known loss Vision K- 12 Scoliosis 7