Status: Baseline only

Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
66.5 percent (2017)

71.1 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

66.5 percent of children aged 3 to 5 years received vision screening in 2017

Increase the proportion of preschool children aged 3 to 5 years who receive vision screening

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement


Many vision problems start before children enter first grade. Treating these problems early on helps make sure children are ready for school and can prevent serious vision problems later in life. Strategies to screen children aged 3 to 5 years can catch eye diseases early, when they may be easier to treat.

Workgroup: Vision Workgroup