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Vision Tests

Upon entering Kindergarten or within thirty (30) days of the start of the school year, the parent or guardian of each child shall present to the school nurse certification that the child has passed a vision screening within the previous twelve (12) months. The screening must have been conducted by a health care professional, licensed by the Department or a comprehensive eye examination must have been performed by a licensed optometrist or ophthalmologist. Every student will be given a vision screening at least upon entry to school and in the 1st through 5th, 7th and 9th grades.