Early Childhood Screening


Welcome to Early Childhood Screening. All appointments are available online and you can make an appointment by clicking on the link below. After you made an appointment, we ask that you fill out and print the forms on the link below and bring with you on your appointment day. Completing these forms ahead of time will result in a shorter wait time when you come. 
Click Here to schedule an appointment Early Childhood Screening Forms- English Version Early Childhood Screening Forms - Spanish version
Guidelines for your Appointment Day
* Virtual Early Childhood Screening appointments are now offered upon request. To request a virtual appointment, email Anna at kdia@farmington.k12.mn.us



*Executive Order 20-82. Parents may conscientiously object by submitting a statement in writing. Parents may also submit a copy of a screening completed by Head Start or Child and Teen Checkups, or any other school district. 
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Early Childhood Screening

In Minnesota, all children must be screened before entering Kindergarten in a public school. All children have the right to receive a FREE Early Childhood Screening with age 3 being the recommended age.
Early Childhood Screening is a Free snapshot of how your preschooler is growing, developing, and learning.

Interpreter services are provided at no cost to families if needed. Call the office for assistance.

"screening in early childhood supports children's readiness for Kindergarten and promotes positive child health and developmental outcomes".

A complete early childhood screening will include
*A hearing and vision check
*Height and weight check 
*Speech, and development screening
*Health and immunization screening.

Early Childhood Screening can connect families with resources in the community.

Early Childhood Screening is

* Not an IQ test
* Not a label
* Not a diagnosis
* Not a placement test 
* Not a Kindergarten test 

               
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* Dates are subject to change. Locations will vary. Check your confirmation email for your appointment location. Call our office if you did not receive a confirmation email. 

Screening dates will be scheduled one to two months out. Additional dates/times will be added as appointments fill.
Please note that screening is free but you will need to create an account in order to register. If you already have an account you do not need to create a new one.
If you would prefer to register by phone or for help registering online call our office at 
651-460-3200 

Appointments are held on select Wednesdays.

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