Factors Influencing Academic Performance of Secondary Students of Government Schools in Tiruvanamalai District
R. Santhi1, K. B. Jasmine Suthanthiradevi2
1R. Santhi, Research Scholar, Department of Education, PRIST University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India.
2K. B. Jasmine Suthanthiradevi, Professor, Department of Education, PRIST University, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India.
Manuscript received on 04 May 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 09 May 2019 | Manuscript Published on 13 May 2019 | PP: 75-78 | Volume-8 Issue-7S May 2019 | Retrieval Number: G10160587S19/19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Academic performance is an education outcome, the extent in which students, teachers or schools have reached their objectives in school education. Infrastructure, student-teacher relation, home atmosphere and quality of teacher are factors which influence secondary students’ academic performance studying in Government schools. Significant difference is there between profile of secondary students of Government schools and factors influencing their academic performance. Nearly half of secondary students of Government schools have moderate level of academic performance. The quality of teacher, student-teacher relation, infrastructure and home atmosphere has positive and significant impact on level of academic performance of secondary students of Government schools. To enhance academic performance of secondary students of Government schools, state Government must give adequate infrastructure to schools and teachers of Government schools must maintain better student teacher relationships and handle student very friendly
Keywords: Academic Performance, Government School, Secondary Students.
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