The Farmingdale School District is committed to providing a school environment that promotes and protects children's health, well-being and the ability to learn by supporting healthy eating habits and physical activity.
New York State Law requires a health examination for all students entering the school district for the first time AND when entering Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th and 11th grades. A copy of the health examination must be provided to the school within 30 days from when your child starts school. A copy of the health exam form and important health notification letters can be found on the website: www.farmingdaleschools.org.
Vision and hearing screenings will be required within six months of admission to school and in grades Pre-K or K, 1, 3, 5, 7 and 11. Scoliosis screenings will be required for girls in grades 5 and 7 and for boys in grade 9.
AS PER NEW YORK STATEWIDE SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES, any child who comes to school with a "medical assistive device" such as crutches, splints, ankle boots, immobilizers, casts or wheelchairs, requires a doctor's note/order to be allowed in school with that specified device.
Dental Health Certificate
New York State law (Chapter 281) permits schools to request a dental examination in the following grades: school entry, Pre-K, K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11. Your child may have a dental check-up during this school year to assess his/her fitness to attend school. Please take the Dental Exam Form to your dentist and return the completed form to the school’s nurse as soon as possible.