Category Archives: Physical Exam

Reminders for Incoming Kindergarteners


All incoming kindergarten students are required to have a completed physical and dental exam prior to the first day of school. 

Physical and dental forms are available on this blog under Forms.

Forms may be either mailed, faxed, dropped off or sent in on the first day of school.

If you have any questions regarding requirements or resources please contact your school nurse. 


Thanks to everyone that returned completed physical and dental forms. 

Just a reminder:

Kindergarten and 6th grade physical examination forms are due. 

Kindergarten, 1st and 5th grade dental examinations are also due. 

All 7th graders are required to have the following immunizations upon entry into 7th grade:  TDaP and MCV

Please be sure that a copy of these immunizations have been sent to the school nurse.  If your 7th grader has not had these immunizations please contact your school nurse for further information.

If you do not have insurance that covers the physical or dental exam, please contact your school nurse, who may be able to assist you.



Physicals and Dental examination requirements for 2012/13 School Year

According to Pennsylvania School Health laws, if your child is entering kindergarten or grade 6 next year, he or she will need to have a physical exam completed.   The physical exam time is also a perfect time for a discussion with your child’s doctor about any additional immunizations that are recommended for your child.  Exams should be returned by the first day of school next year.


Reminder:  Students entering 7th grade are required to have the meningitis (MCV) and Tdap booster prior to the first day of school in August.


Dental exam for students entering grades 1 and 5 are also required.  Forms for students entering grades 1 and 5 next year will be arriving home soon in your child’s report card envelope or communication folder.


If your child is not covered by any health insurance, please call 1-800-986-KIDS or visit   for information about Pennsylvania’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).