Vision & Hearing Screening

The following grades/student populations are mandated to receive yearly vision and /or hearing screening in the state of Illinois.

VISION

  • Preschool children 3 years and older enrolled in an educational program
  • Kindergarten – only those kindergarten students who did not receive a medical vision exam as required by law for entrance into kindergarten/first grade
  • Second grade
  • Eighth grade
  • Special education students
  • Transfer students
  • Foster children

Children wearing prescription glasses/contacts will not be screened.

HEARING

  • Preschool children 3 years and older enrolled in an educational program
  • Kindergarten
  • First grade
  • Second grade
  • Third grade
  • Special education students
  • Transfer students
  • Foster children

Vision and Hearing dates for school year 2017-2018 are as follows:
Elizabeth Ide School –Tuesday, 1/30/2018
Prairieview School –Thursday, 1/11/2018

  • Preschool and Early Childhood –Wednesday, 1/10/2018

Lakeview Jr. High –Wednesday, 1/17/2018

A rescreening date is scheduled for students who were absent for screening, or failed the first screening. Rescreening dates are as follows:
Elizabeth Ide School –Tuesday, 2/13/2018
Prairieview School –Thursday, 1/25/2018

  • Preschool and Early Childhood to be arranged.

Lakeview Jr. High –Thursday, 2/1/2018