State law addresses vision screening.
Florida Administrative Code 64F-6.003 Screening.
(1) Vision screening shall be provided, at a minimum, to students in grades kindergarten, 1, 3 and 6 and students entering Florida schools for the first time in grades kindergarten through 5.
Florida School Health Administrative Guidelines
The administrative guidelines provide guidance for hearing, vision, BMI, and scoliosis screening and referral procedures in schools.
Florida Statutes 381.0056 School health services program.
(4)(a) Each county health department shall develop, jointly with the district school board and the local school health advisory committee, a school health services plan. The plan must include, at a minimum, provisions for all of the following:
- Vision screening
Vision Services for Students
The webpage describes two state-funded vision programs, Florida's Vision Quest and Florida Heiken Children's Vision Program, managed by the School Health Services Program that support students' access to follow-up vision exams and possible corrective lessons by providing them at no-cost.