Screenings

  • According to state law (N.J.S.A. 18A:40-4) the following health screenings are performed by Health Services:

    • Height, weight and blood pressure are done annually in grades K-12.
    • Vision screening is done in grades Pre-K-4, and in grades 6,8, and 10.
    • Hearing screening is done in grades Pre-K-4 and in grades 7 and 11.
    • Scoliosis screening is performed biennially for students in grades 4-12. A student may be excused from the scoliosis screening upon written request of the parent/guardian.

    The parent/guardian will be notified when followup by the primary health care provider is required.