Health Room Screenings

  • Pennsylvania School Health Screenings

    Height and Weight - All students are weighed and measured yearly.  BMI (body
    mass index) is calculated.  Parents will receive a confidential letter with this information.

    Vision  - Vision screening is provided each year to children in Kindergarten through 12th grades.  If your child does not pass his/her vision screening, a referral form will be sent home with the student.  Your child should be examined by an eye physician for further evaluation and treatment, if needed. School vision screenings do not take the place of a thourough eye examin
    ation by an eye doctor. Please make sure your child has a full eye exam annually or as recomendd by your health care provider.


    Hearing – Hearing screening is provided each year to children in Kindergarten, 1st through 3rd, 7th and 11th grades, and special un-graded classes.  Screenings are also provided with teacher or parent requests.  If your child does not pass his/her hearing screening, a referral form will be sent home with the student for further evaluation and treatment, if needed.

    Forms for Physical Exams and Dental Exams can be downloaded from this site or obtained from the school nurse's office.

    Physical Examinations – Physical examinations are a state requirement for children entering or Kindergarten and in Grades 6 and 11.

    Dental Examinations – Dental examinations are a state requirement for children entering or  Kindergarten, and in Grades 3 and 7.