Vision & Hearing Screenings
Evaluation of Vision (Ed. Code § 49450-49457)
Tests to evaluate the vision of each child, including tests for visual acuity and color vision, will be performed upon first enrollment and at least every third year thereafter, for students in grades K, 2, 5, 8. The evaluation may be waived upon presentation of an appropriate certificate from a physician or optometrist. Parents will be notified if their child fails the vision screening test.
Evaluation of Hearing (Ed. Code § 49452 and 49454)
Students in grades 1, 2, 5, 8, and 10 are evaluated for adequate hearing by an authorized individual or agency. The evaluation may be waived upon parent request. Parents will be notified if their child fails the screening test.
Last Modified on August 17, 2015