State Required Screenings
These state-required screenings will be performed during the school year. Any problems or concerns identified during these screenings will be reported to the parent/guardian and will be referred to a professional for further evaluation.
Vision Screenings: Kindergarten, 1st grade, 3rd grade, 5th grade, 7th grade
Hearing Screenings: Kindergarten, 1st grade, 3rd grade, 5th grade, 7th grade
Type II Diabetes Risk Assessment or (AN) Acanthosis Nigricans: 1st grade, 3rd grade, 5th grade, 7th grade
Acanthosis Nigricans is a skin condition that signals high insulin levels in the body. It appears as a light brown or black, velvety, rough or thickened lesion on the surface of the skin. It can be found on the neck, armpits, and over the knuckles. Children who have the Acanthosis Nigricans marker on their skin may be at-risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes.
Postural or Spinal Screenings: 6th and 9th grade
Scoliosis: Girls 5th grade, 7th grade; Boys 8th grade