Health Services

  • Our mission is to diligently pursue through all avenues the education, training, and services that will lead to each student's attainment of optimal health to achieve his/her highest potential as a learner.


    Health Services Team

    It is a collaborative team effort to ensure the health and safety of all students. The health services team includes school nurses, LVNs, HCA, and HA. 

    School Nurse

    A school nurse has a baccalaureate or higher degree, and is a credentialed school nurse and a Registered Nurse.

    School nurses play a crucial role in the health and well-being of students. School nurse's duties include:

    1. Conduct mandated screenings, such as vision and hearing.
    2. Case Manage chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, etc.
    3. Emergency Care for injuries and acute illnesses at school.
    4. Health Education for staff, parents, and students.
    5. Health Advocacy- Nurses are the liaison between Physician offices, parents, and students.
    6. Compliance and reporting
    7. Provide communicable disease control
    8. Train Unlicensed Assistive Personnel (UAP).


    Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

    Licensed vocational nurses provide various health support services to students who may need daily nursing care. They may include:

    1. Diabetic Care
    2. G-Tube Feedings
    3. Catheterization
    4. Tracheostomy Care
    5. Medication


    Health Care Assistants (HCA)

    Health Care Assistants (HCA) are unlicensed personnel who have been trained to assist the school nurse and perform other duties that include:

    1. Immunization Compliance
    2. Outreach to families
    3. Facilitate and arrange Big Smiles, hearing clinics, vision clinics, and much more.
    4. Teach CPR
    5. First Aid
    6. Compiles Data


    Health Aide (HA)

    1. Assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s)
    2. First Aide
    3. Assist students with medical needs


    Healthy Start Coordinators (HSC)

    Wellness Centers

  • Health Services Department