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Routine Screenings

Routine

VISION AND HEARING SCREENINGS are done each year on all students enrolled in Kindergarten,1st, 2nd, and 4th, grades,in elementary, 6th and 8th grade in Middle School, as well as students transferring from other school districts. If your child does not pass the recommended standard you will be notified via referral letter. Please take any failure to pass the screen seriously. A child who can not hear or see clearly can not learn.

SCOLIOSIS(curvature of the spine)SCREENINGSare done yearly on all 6th grade girls and 8th grade boys and girls in Middle School. Information will be sent home with students prior to the screenings. You will be notified by referral letter and or phone call if your child is identified as needing further evaluation.

BODY MASS INDEX (BMI) SCREENINGS are done yearly on all students in kindergarten, 2nd, and 4th in elementary, 6th and 8th grade in Middle School. Letters will be sent informing you of your child's current BMI. your child's privacy and confidentiality will be maintained during these screenings.

the above screenings are mandated by Arkansas School Law, however, if you feel your child needs to be screened, regardless of grade level, please call me or notify your child's teacher.

DENTAL SCREENINGSare done yearly on all Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students. Local dentists donate their time to identify possible problems with your child's dental health. Letters will be sent home informing you of their findings.