School Health

State-Mandated Screening Information


    Pearland ISD's Health Screening Program follows Texas law:


    *Vision and Hearing Screenings

    occur in pre-K, kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th grades and for newly enrolled students.


    *Acanthosis Nigricans (AN)

    is screened in 1st, 3rd, 5th and 7th grades.

    Brochure: Acanthosis Nigicans Information


    *Spinal Screening:

    In compliance with Health and Safety Code, Chapter 37, all children shall undergo screening for abnormal spinal curvature in accordance with the following schedule:

    Girls will be screened two times, once at age 10 (or fall semester of grade 5) and again at age 12 (or fall semester of grade 7).

    Boys will be screened one time at age 13 or 14 (or fall semester of grade 8).

    Brochure: Watch out for Scoliosis


     *Parents are notified of screening results only if follow-up is required. For more information on Pearland ISD's screening program, contact the clinic at your child's school.