USAID/Uganda School Health and Reading Program: Early Grade Reading Assessment Baseline Results

This brief discusses the results from the EGRA Baseline conducted in in February and March, 2013 in Uganda as part of the USAID-funded School Health and Reading Program (SHRP). Data were collected from 300 randomly selected government primary schools in 14 districts in Uganda. 7,463 P1 and 2,163 P31 learners were assessed in one of four local languages (Ateso, Leblango, Luganda and Runyankore/Rukiga) and English.