State law requires a health screening prior to entry (which may or may not specifically include vision, hearing, dental, or BMI exams).
Arkansas Code 6-18-701. Physical examinations - Individualized healthcare plans.
6-18-701. Physical examinations — Individualized healthcare plans.
(c) The physician or nurse appointed under subsection (a) of this section shall make examinations for contagious or infectious disease, including without limitation the teeth and mouth, whenever the examination may be deemed necessary and make examination for other defects at least one (1) time in each school year, preferably at or near the beginning of the year.