Screening & Assessments

Free developmental screening is offered to every family of 3 and 4-year-old children in the Hardin County School District area. Families are encouraged to call the Early Childhood Office to schedule an appointment (769-8911).

What is involved in the preschool screening?

All children enrolling in the preschool program will complete a free preschool screening. Hardin County uses the Dial-4 (Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning) Screener. This screening is a quick assessment of the child in key areas of development such as:student

  • Concepts
  • Speech and language
  • Eye-hand coordination
  • Arm and leg coordination
  • Social skills
  • Self-help skills
  • Vision and hearing will also be completed