Outline of the state of Indiana

Preventive Health Screenings in HS

Preventive Health Screenings in HS

State law requires a health screening prior to entry (which may or may not specifically include vision, hearing, dental, or BMI exams).

Indiana Administrative Code 20-34-3-4 Medical inspection of student

Sec. 4. The governing body of a school corporation may provide for the inspection of students by a school physician to determine whether any child suffers from disease, disability, decayed teeth, or other defects that may reduce the student’s efficiency or prevent the student from receiving the full benefit of the student’s school work.

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Indiana Code 20-34-3-14 Hearing tests

Sec. 14. (a) The governing body of each school corporation shall annually conduct an audiometer test or a similar test to determine the hearing efficiency of the following students:

  • (1) Students in grade 1, grade 4, grade 7, and grade 10.
  • (2) A student who has transferred into the school corporation.
  • (3) A student who is suspected of having hearing defects.
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