Vision, Hearing & Scoliosis Screenings

USD #469 follows the state of Kansas Department of Health and Environment's recommendations for school health screenings. 

Hearing Screenings: To identify hearing loss and make appropriate audiological, medical and/or educational referral to maximize hearing and learning potential.

Vision Screenings: For early identification of students with potential vision problems. 

Scoliosis Screenings: For early detection of abnormal curvature of the spine.

Students Screened Annually for Scoliosis:

  • Girls 5th & 7th Grade
  • Boys 6th & 8th Grade

Students Screened Annually for Vision & Hearing:

  • Kindergarten - 2nd Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade, 8th Grade, 10th Grade and 12th Grade.
  • Early Childhood ages 3-5 attending 2, 3, and 4 day programs.
  • All students with an individualized education plan.
  • Students with known vision problems or hearing loss.
  • Parent or teacher request.