Physicals

Physicals

  • Schools have 30 days from the date of school entry in Pre-K or K and in Grades 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11, or upon initial entry to the school to obtains a copy of a health certificate from the parent/guardian of the student
  • If after 30 days one is not provided, a written notification is sent from school officials to the parent/guardian informing them that the school medical director will perform a health appraisal in 30 days if one is not provided by the parent/guardian to the school. Ideally, this should be sent by certified mail to ensure receipt.
  • If a parent/guardian refuses to allow the student to be examined by the school medical director, the school administrator should consult with the school district's attorney before enforcing any existing board of education policies.
  • Parental permission prior to examination may be obtained but is not required.