Student Physicals | Policy 7512

All students shall have a periodic physical examination as indicated below by the school physician at the District’s expense and such examination shall be conducted in accordance with all legal requirements. Proof of examination by a private physician, subject to the approval of the school physician, shall be accepted in lieu of an examination in school. Private physicians shall indicate this proof using forms provided by the District. Such examinations shall be at the expense of the parent/guardian.

The required physical exams are as follows:

  1. Grades K, one, three, seven, and ten;
  2. Students transferring into the District whose health records show no examination in the previous grade listed in a) above;
  3. All athletes prior to their first sport of the school year, then only those who were injured or ill during their first
    sport before participating in a second sport during that
    school year;
  4. All students who need a work permit;
  5. All students referred.

For information addressing Exposure Control Program, and AIDS/HIV, refer to Policies #5690 and 5692 respectively.

Education Law Section 912
8 New York Code of Rules and Regulations
(NYCRR) Sections 135.4 and 136

Adopted 05/26/98