Chardon Schools follows Ohio Department of Health requirements and recommendations for health screenings. Vision and Hearing Screenings for students new to the school district and all students in grades K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11 will be completed over the first several weeks of the new school year. Please reach out to your school nurse with questions regarding screenings or any referrals needed for vision or hearing services.
Vision Screening - Includes testing for distance acuity, muscle balance, stereopsis, and color vision. Mandated grade levels for vision screening are preschool, KDG, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11.
Hearing Screening - Includes pure-tone air conduction testing. Mandated grade levels for hearing screening at preschool, KDG, 1, 3, 5, 9, and 11.
Postural Screening - Includes a visual inspection of the spine for abnormal conditions, including scoliosis (S-shaped curve), kyphosis (hump back) and lordosis (sway back). Screenings will be done during PhysEd classes for selected grade levels.