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Influence of school type difference on secondary school students' academic performance

Babagana, M. and Mamman, B. and Ahmad, J. B. and Boon, Y. B. and Alhaji, M. G. (2017) Influence of school type difference on secondary school students' academic performance. Man in India, 97 (13). pp. 235-243. ISSN 0025-1569

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The study examined Influence of school types on academic performance of senior secondary school students in West African secondary school Certificate in Maiduguri Education Zone, Borno State, Nigeria. The study employed ex-post facto research design. The population of the study was 34,927 students. Using disproportionate stratified sampling technique, a total of 17,308 students were involved in the study. Profoma was used in collecting data and were analyzed using analysis of variance (ANOVA). The findings of the study revealed that there was a significant difference in students' academic performance in WASSCE Mathematics between day, boarding and dayboarding senior secondary schools for the period studied except in 2009 where there was no significance difference in students' academic performance. The difference was in favor of dayboarding schools in 2010, 2012, and 2013. Similarly, the study also revealed that there were significance difference in students' academic performance in West African examination council (WASSCE) Mathematics due to school Characteristics, school location, school ownership, and school organization in Maiduguri education zone, Borno Sate, Nigeria. The study is significant to educational planners and administrators in planning for the needed types of schools by the community. It will also benefit parents and guardians in selecting the appropriate school for their children. Counselors will benefit from the findings of the study in counseling parents and students alike in a choice appropriate school.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:School location, School organization
Subjects:L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
ID Code:76863
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:31 May 2018 17:29
Last Modified:31 May 2018 17:29

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