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Health Screenings

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:

You may request a screening at any time if you are concerned your child has a problem with vision, hearing, posture, or growth.