Policy - 5413 Health Services

In compliance with law, the School Board may require students to submit to periodic health examinations to:

A.      protect the school community from the spread of communicable disease;

B.      determine that each student's participation in health, safety, and physical education courses meets his/her individual needs;

C.      determine that the learning potential of each child is not lessened by a remediable physical disability.

The Corporation shall specify the need for services which may include, but not be limited to:

A.      student physical examinations;

B.      athlete physical examinations;

C.      dental examinations;

D.      vision screening;

E.      audiometric screening;

F.      scoliosis.

Any health services program should also include instruction to staff members on the observance of students for conditions that indicate physical defect or disability.

I.C. 20-34-3-et seq.

511 I.A.C. 4-1-1(c); 4-1-7

Reviewed 12/6/13