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Health Screenings

Hearing, Vision and Acanthosis screenings are completed during the 7th grade year and on an as needed basis. 

In compliance with Health and Safety Code, Chapter 37, all children shall undergo screening for abnormal spinal curvature in accordance with the following schedule:

  • Girls will be screened two times, once at age 10 (or fall semester of grade 5) and again at age 12 (or fall semester of grade 7).
  • Boys will be screened one time at age 13 or 14 (or fall semester of grade 8).
Additional information can be found at https://dshs.texas.gov/spinal/screening.shtm