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intelligence quotient

 A ratio that compares a person's cognitive skills with that of the general population, usually calculated as the mental age divided by the chronologic age, multipled by 100
Intelligence Quotient Tests
Preschool Bayley Scale of Infant development, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale, McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities, Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
School age Wechsler scales, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale, Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
Adult Wechsler scales, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale
Adult  20-35  Severe mental retardation
  36-51 Moderate mental retardation
  52-67 Mild mental retardation
  68-83 Borderline mental retardation
  90-110 Average
  >140 Gifted–'genius' 
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

preschool

(prē′skool″) [ pre- + school]
An educational institution such as a nursery school or play group that encourages the cognitive, emotional, and social development of children before they enter mandatory education, i.e., kindergarten.
preschool, adjective
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"Rizal ES has 801 preschoolers, the most number of enrollees in kinder among the public elementary schools in the city.
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One can say that throughout the school year the Pagsasarili preschoolers are teaching their parents.
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nineteen states and territories reported decreases in obesity among low-income preschoolers. Twenty states and Puerto Rico held steady at their current rate, and obesity increased slightly in three states.
DOES SPECIAL EDUCATION IMPROVE PRESCHOOLERS' ACADEMIC SKILLS?
Preschoolers with shorter nighttime sleep duration are more likely to exhibit aggression, tantrums, and other externalizing behaviors, according to a large, nationally representative study.
The Study: The height, weight and fine and gross motor skills of 5,100 preschoolers and 4,700 kindergartners were measured.