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Cost Savings Calc

MORE THAN 10 MILLION CHILDREN IN THE U.S. SUFFER FROM VISION PROBLEMS
THAT MAY CONTRIBUTE TO POOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE1
Information about YOUR district (complete white cells)
State This is used to gather state specific data and statistics as referenced below. Spell out the state name.
# Schools Enter the total number of schools within YOUR district.
Enrollment Enter the total number of students enrolled across ALL schools in YOUR district.
THE RISK OF FAILING ONE GRADE LEVEL IS 3 TIMES GREATER FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN WHO
HAVE A VISUAL ACUITY BELOW 20/20 VERSUS CHILDREN WITH GOOD VISUAL ACUITY2
The cost of retention in YOUR district (based upon information provided above)
Retention Rate
Cost / Student
Cost of Retention Estimated total annual cost of retention incurred by YOUR district. Ref: 6 - 9
UNDETECTED AND UNTREATED EYE DISORDERS ARE A MAJOR HEALTH PROBLEM AND
ARE ASSOCIATED WITH POOR READING AND DEGRADED ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE10
Cost Savings in YOUR district (complete white cell)
Retention Prevention 20% is a conservative estimate as the majority of learning occurs visually & 70% of learning challenged children have vision problems. Ref: 11 & 12
Annual Licensing
Annual Savings Estimated Savings for YOUR district EVERY YEAR by early identification of missed vision disorders affecting academic performance.
References: [1] Cumani Toledo et. al., "Early detection of visual impairment and its relation to academic performance", Rev Assoc Med Bras 2010; 56(4): 415-9 / [2] Zaba JN. Children’s Vision Care In The 21st And The Workplace: A Call To Action. J Behav Optom 22;2:39-41. / [3] http://www.childhealthdata.org/browse/allstates?q=2515 / [4] http://educationbythenumbers.org/content/new-research-failing-students_2034/ / [5] http://www.datacenter.kidscount.org/data/tables/5199-per-pupil-educational-expenditures-adjusted-for-regional-cost-di#detailed/2/2-52/false/867,133,38,35,18/any/11678 / [6] Data Source: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD) / [7] "Local Education Agency (School District) Universe Survey", 2011-12 v.1a / [8] "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey", 2011-12 v.1a / [9] "State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey", 2011-12 v.1a. / [10] Building a Comprehensive Child Vision Care System National Commission on Vision and Health 2009 http://visionandhealth.org/documents/CHild_Vision_Report.pdf / [11] Donahue SP, Johnson TM, Ottar W, Scott WE. Sensitivity of photoscreening to detect high-magnitude amblyogenic factors. J AAPOS. 2002;6:86-91. / [12] Ottar WL, Scott WK, Holgado SI. Photoscreening for amblyogenic factors. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 1995;32:289-295.