This dataset includes information from 578 children in the Asyut region of Egypt. Children were 4.5 years old on average. These data were collected as part of a baseline assessment of Save the Children's Early Literacy and Math (ELM) program.
Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains
On average, children scored 43% correct on the IDELA assessment.
Distribution of Total IDELA scores
There was a large range in children’s skills but the most common score on the overall assessment was 31-40% correct.
Distribution of children’s ages
Most children in the sample were four years old.
Average IDELA scores by child’s age
Age was significantly related to children’s overall IDELA score. On average, one additional year of age was associated with an additional 10 percentage points correct in overall IDELA score.
Distribution of children’s gender
54% of children in the sample were female.
Average Total IDELA score by child’s gender
Girls scored significantly higher than boys on the total assessment.