USD 489 School Screenings

September 23rd, 2014 | Posted by admin in News - (0 Comments)

Three screenings are required for Kansas Schools. Vision screening is required within the first year of enrollment and no less than every 2 years after that. Vision will be screened for all Kindergarten, 2nd,4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, and 12th grade, and all students new to the school district during the school year. Hearing is required no less than every 3 years. Hearing will be screened for all Kindergarten, 2nd, 5th, 8th, and 11th grade, and all new students. Dental screening is required every year. Dental screenings will take place for all Kindergarten through 5th grade. Should you have any questions or concerns about the screenings or would prefer that your child not be screened; you can contact the school nurse at your child’s school. Parents will be contacted with any abnormal results.