Wheaton R-3 to hold kindergarten screenings

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Wheaton R-3 School District will conduct screenings for children entering kindergarten for the 2013-14 school year on March 12 and 13 in the kindergarten room at the elementary school building.All students entering kindergarten in the 2013-14 school year must be screened before they can be enrolled.

Parents of children who will be five years of age on or before July 31 may call 417-652-7240 ext. 242 or ext 222 to schedule an appointment.

The DIAL III test is used to screen children in the following areas: concepts, language and motor development. In addition to the DIAL III test, each child's vision, hearing and articulation will be screened.

The screening will take at least one hour to complete. Parents are asked to bring their child's birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization record and proof of residency. Screening results will be shared with parents at this time.

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