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Health Screening Programs

Vision | Hearing

The Vision/Hearing screening program is primarily completed the first and second semester of each school year. When a student fails a vision/hearing screening, a written notice is mailed to parent/guardian to communicate results and that physician follow-up is recommended.

Hearing – With parental/guardian permission, students in grades,1, 3, 5, 8 are screened annually. 

Vision/Hearing – With parental/guardian permission, all other grades can be screened by teacher or parent referral.

Kentucky Eye Examination Form for School Entry (KDESHS004)  



In accordance with KRS 156.160 (i) all students 5 or 6 years of age are required to have a dental exam or screening by January 1 of the first year enrolled in public school.

Kentucky Dental Screening/Examination Form for School Entry (KDESHS005)


Head Lice (Pediculosis)

Head Lice (Pediculosis) – School personnel may screen students for head lice without parental consent and exclude students with evidence of live lice and/or nits (lice eggs).

Prevention and Control of Head Lice