Health Screenings

The health services and physical education staff in the Westfield Public Schools perform health screenings annually based on the laws in Massachusetts. Below is the schedule of screenings we provide:

1) Physical Examinations – we require that a physical exam is complete for every student entering kindergarten, grades 4, 7, and 10 as well as all transfer students.  

2) Vision Screenings state mandated for grades kindergarten through grade 5 and grades 7 and 10.  We test all failures from the previous year and ALL new students in grades 6, 8, 9, 11 and 12.

3) Hearing Screenings - state mandated for grades kindergarten through grade 3 and grades 5, 7 and 10.  We test all failures from the previous year and ALL new students in grades 4, 6, 8, 9, 11 and 12.

4) Scoliosis Screenings state mandated every school year for grades 5 – 9


5) Heights and Weights state mandated for grades 1,4,7 and 10.