Physical and Dental Examinations
The PA Department of Health requires a physical examination of children
*when they enter school for the first time
* before entering 6th grade
*and before entering 11th grade.
Please have your physician complete and sign the following form before returning to your child's school nurse:
A dental examination is required
*when students enter school for the first time
*before entering 3rd grade
*and before entering 7th grade.
Please have your dentist complete and sign the following form before returning to your child's school nurse:
Parents are encouraged to have these examinations conducted by their family physician and family dentist. The school physician and school dentist may complete examinations of these students who do not have a family doctor or dentist. However, they can only examine students; they cannot treat or prescribe medication. Parents will be contacted if a problem is identified.
Forms are also available in the Londonderry Elementary School office.