Wisconsin School Requirements for Children's Vision

  • Wisconsin allows (but does not require) a vision examination
  • Frequency: Students entering kindergarten

No vision screening requirement.

Allows each school board and each charter school to request each pupil entering kindergarten to provide evidence that the pupil has had his or her eyes examined by an optometrist or evaluated by a physician. A pupil who complies with a request shall provide evidence of an eye examination or evaluation by December 31 following the pupil's enrollment in kindergarten. To the extent feasible, the medical examining board and the optometry examining board shall encourage physicians and optometrists to conduct free eye examinations or evaluations of pupils who are in financial need. Wisconsin Statute ยง118.135