The Victor School District must comply with all the New York State laws and regulations related to school health.
Our Health Services program is committed to supporting your student’s academic success by promoting health in the school setting. One way that we provide care for your student is by performing the health screenings as mandated by the State of New York.
During this school year, the following screenings will be required or completed at school:
- Distance and near acuity for all newly entering students and students in Pre-K or Kindergarten, Grades 1, 3, 5, 7, and 11.
- Color perception screening for all newly entering students.
Hearing screening for all newly entering students and students in Pre-K or Kindergarten, Grades 1, 3, 5, 7, and 11.
- Scoliosis (spinal curvature) screening for all girls in grades 5 and 7, and boys in grade 9.
A letter will be sent home if there are any findings on the screening done at school that would cause concern or need medical follow-up. Please call the school’s Health Office if you have any questions or concerns.
State requirements for school health services include:
We recommend that your own healthcare provider give your child’s physical examination. These appraisals/examinations must have been given within the last twelve months of the first day of school. A form, available on the web site, is to be filled out by your healthcare provider. Please have your provider complete it and return it to your child’s School Health Office as soon as possible.
In the rare event that a certificate of private examination is not provided, a physical examination may be conducted in the school by scheduled appointment and with prior written parental informed consent. A parent has the right to be in attendance at this examination and/or to review history questions that may be asked of your child.