Annual Health Screenings
Texas law requires the following health screenings for students in the following grades:
Vision and Hearing
Grades Pre-K, K, 1,3,5,7 as well as new students entering the district. Parents, students, and staff may request a screening at any time. Students who fail the screening will receive a referral notice for further evaluation. A parent/guardian can present proof of vision, hearing, and scoliosis evaluations from private sources, in lieu of this screening.
Effective 2018-2019 School Year
In compliance with Health and Safety Code, Chapter 37, all children shall undergo screening for abnormal spinal curvature in accordance with the following schedule:
- Girls will be screened two times, once at age 10 (or Fall semester of grade 5) and again at age 12 (or Fall semester of grade 7).
- Boys will be screened one time at age 13 or 14 (or Fall semester of grade 8).