Health Exam for School Entry Requirements

  • Health and Safety Code § 323-324 & Ed. Code § 49403, 49450-49451

    Health Exam Requirements

    State law requires parents of first-grade students, upon enrollment, to provide a certificate of health examination or sign a waiver for a health exam. The health exam may be given up to 18 months before or within 90 days after entering first grade. Parents are encouraged to obtain the health exam simultaneously with immunizations.

    Exemption from Physical Examination

    The district will cooperate in measures necessary for the prevention and control of communicable diseases. A physical examination will not be given to a child whose parent requests this exemption in writing.

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Last Modified on February 9, 2023