New Mexico - Preventive health screenings in ES—vision: Standards
New Mexico Administrative Code 220.127.116.11 REQUIREMENTS:
A. Target population for required screening: All public school students enrolled in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, first grade and third grade including new students and transfer students in those grades shall have a vision screening test administered unless the parent (guardian) affirmatively prohibits the screening.
New Mexico Statutes. 22-13-30. Vision screening.
A school nurse or the nurse’s designee, a primary care health provider or a lay eye screener shall administer a vision screening test for students enrolled in the school in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, first grade and third grade and for transfer and new students in those grades, unless a parent affirmatively prohibits the visual screening.
Source: New Mexico Public Education Department