School Health Screening Programs Conducted in NBISD:
Texas Risk Assessment for Type II Diabetes in Children: Grades 1,3,5,7
Vision Screening: Grades PK, K, 1, 3, 5, 7 & new students
Hearing Screening: Grades PK, K, 1, 3, 5, 7 & new students
Spinal Screening: Grades 5 girls, 7th grade girls and 8th grade boys
The school nurse will notify the parents if a problem is identified in any of the screenings. Should you need any information or assistance concerning your child’s health, development and/or screening, please call the nurse at your child’s school.
A student shall show acceptable evidence of vaccination prior to entry, attendance, or transfer to a child-care facility or public or private elementary or secondary school in Texas.
Students entering 7th grade Immunization Requirements
We must have a current record that shows the following vaccines have been received:
1 dose of Meningococcal Vaccine (meningitis)
2 doses of Varicella Vaccine (chicken pox)
1 dose of Tdap Vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis)
2 doses of Humanpapilloma virus (HPV) vaccine are suggested.
Please provide your shot record to the School nurse if your child has received these vaccines. Your student will not be able to receive a schedule or attend school until the shots are received and written record is provided.