• Student Health Screenings
     
    In accordance with the provisions of the School Health Services Act 381.0056 and the Duval County Public Schools Health Services Plan, vision, scoliosis, hearing, growth and development (Body Mass Index) are screened. Populations targeted for mandated screenings are specified in Chapter 64F-6.003, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.).
     
    • Hearing screening shall be provided, at a minimum, to students in grades kindergarten (K), 1 and 6; and students entering Florida schools for the first time in grades K through 5; and optionally to students in grade 3.
    • Vision screening shall be provided, at a minimum, to students in grades K, 1, 3, 6 and students entering Florida schools for the first time in grades K through 5.
    • Growth and development screening shall be provided, at a minimum, to students in grades 1, 3 6, and optionally 9.
    • Scoliosis screening shall be provided, at a minimum, to students in grade 6.
     
     
    Screening team members support all of the DCPS schools with screening scheduling, support, and follow-up. For more information about student health screenings, please contact  Leanne McLane, DCPS Screening Services, 904-858-1946 or email mclanel@duvalschools.org
     
    Please Note: Student Health Screening is population based and done on all students designated to receive these screening services, unless the parent or guardian opts out. Parents or guardians may opt-out of any or all screenings by logging into their parent/guardian Focus account, selecting Child Info, then selecting Forms, and completing the Opt Out of school Health Services Form.