Children who cannot see, hear, or are growing
improperly may be having difficulty learning.Have your child seen by a
physician when he or she fails a screening.
Massachusetts School Health law requires regular screenings for vision, hearing, height, weight, body mass index
(BMI), and posture. In addition, comprehensive physical exams are
required on entrance to school and in Grades K, 4, 7, and 10. For
details on screenings, see the links below: