Maine - Preventive health screenings in HS—vision: Standards

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State law addresses vision screening.

Code of Maine Rules 05-071-045 Rule for Vision and Hearing Screening in Maine Public Schools

D. Distance vision acuity

  • i. Shall be screened in preschool, kindergarten and grades, 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9.

  • ii. The screening tools recommended for preschool, kindergarten, and grade 1 unless students know their letters are:

      1. HOTV chart (illuminated preferred, critical line screening is permissible;
      1. LEA SYMBOLS(R) chart (illuminated preferred, critical line screening permissible);
      1. Computer-based screening programs
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