Child Development Data from an Affordable Preschool Program in India

India | 2017 | FSG

This data set includes data from from 480 children and caregivers in Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Mumbai areas of India. The average age of children was 5.5.

Explore the Data: IDELA Domains and Equity

IDELA Domains and Equity

Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains

On average, children scored 62% correct on the IDELA assessment.

Distribution of total IDELA scores

Scores were fairly high, with the most common category 61-70% correct. However, around 20% of the children scored between 21-50% correct. 

Distribution of children’s ages

Most children in the sample were 5 or 6 years old.  

Average IDELA scores by child’s age

On average, one additional year was associated with an additional 6 percentage points correct in overall IDELA score. 

Distribution of children’s gender

53% of children in the sample were female. There were no differences in IDELA scores by gender.