Outline of the state of Indiana

Preventive Health Screenings in MS

Preventive Health Screenings in MS

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 20-34-3-12. Vision tests; records; report on information

(d) The governing body of each school corporation shall conduct a vision test for each student enrolling in or transferring into:

  • (1) either kindergarten or grade 1;
  • (2) grade 3;
  • (3) grade 5; and
  • (4) grade 8;

and for each student suspected of having a visual defect.

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