Screenings (Hearing, Scoliosis, Vision)
NOTE: Article 19 requires that screenings are completed by licensed health professionals.
Screening & Health Examination Requirements Chart
NYS & NYC Screening & Health Examination Requirements Chart (NYSCSH 7/2018)
Provides an overview of grade requirements for screenings and health examinations. Dental certificate requests should align with the new health exam grade levels.
NYSED Screening Guidelines & Sample Notifications
Hearing Screening Guidelines (NYSED 5/2018)
Sample Classroom Teacher Observations- Hearing (NYSCSH 1/2018)
Scoliosis Screening Guidelines For Schools (NYSED 5/2018)
Note: Community-Based organizations such as Lion’s Club may provide assistance in obtaining glasses. However, unless they meet the requirements of having licensed providers complete the screening and test for acuity as detailed in the NYSED 2018 Vision Screening Guidelines, schools cannot use the results to meet the school vision screening requirement.
Vision Screening Guidelines (NYSED 5/2018)
Vision Screening Parent/Guardian Notification Results and Referral Form (NYSCSH 5/2018)
Note: Parents must be notified of both passing and failing vision results. If a student passes, it is sufficient just to indicate they passed. However, if they fail, you should provide the findings, so the follow-up provider has a frame of reference.
Sample Classroom Teacher Observation - Vision (NYSCSH 5/2018)
- FAQs- NYSCSH Screenings
- Guidelines & Memos - Screening (Hearing, Scoliosis, Vision)
- Laws & Commissioner's Regulations - Screening (Hearing, Scoliosis, Vision)
- Samples|Forms - Customizable sample forms can also be found on this page
Page Updated 5/22/23