Early Childhood Screening



The early childhood years from birth to the start of kindergarten are an important time of rapid learning and growth.

Screening is a brief, simple procedure used to identify potential health or developmental problems in infants and young children who may need a health assessment, diagnostic assessment or educational evaluation.  Screening in early childhood supports children's readiness for kindergarten and promotes positive child health and developmental outcomes.

Early Childhood Screening or evidence of a comparable screening by non-school provider (e.g., Head Start, Child & Teen Checkups/EPSDT or health care provider) is required for entrance in Minnesota’s public schools or within 30 days of enrollment into kindergarten.  Early Childhood Screening is offered by Mid-State Education District.


Please select the button on left to provide screening data for Mid-State districts.


MDE Website information on screening:  http://education.state.mn.us/MDE/StuSuc/EarlyLearn/EarlyChildScreen/index.html


Contact: Beka Swisher