Academic Performance Of Students In Chemistry Subject Of Jamhurl High School In Nairobi City, Kenya

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ABSTRACT

Objectives: This study determined the academic performance of

students in chemistry subject of )amhuri High School in Nairobi

District, Kenya. Specifically, this study determined the profile of the

students as to age, gender and class. It determined the level of

academic performance and determined if there is a significant

difference in the level of academic performance between male and

female students.

Design: This study employed the descriptive survey method of

investigation.

Environment: This study was conducted at Jamhuri High School in

Nairobi city, Kenya. ! he school offers the 8-4-4 system of education.

The school offered a variety of subjects which are Biology, Chemistry,

History, C.R.E, Physics, Computer studies, Geography and

Mathematics.

Subjects: This study involved 82 students in the fourth year In high

school namely: 40 from 4 West students and 42 from 4 East students.

Instrument: This study was a researcher devised instrument which

was a record sheet which sought to determine the profile of the

respondents as to age, gender, class and level of academic

performance in chemistry subject.

Data Collection Procedures: The frequency and percentage was

used to determine the profile of the respondents as to age, gender,

class and level of academic perfomiance In chemistry subject. The

paired or related t-test was used to test for significant difference in

the level of academic performance between male and female students.

Findings: This study revealed the following: the mean age of the

students was 17.93; the level of academic performance was fairly

good (mean = 51); It was evident that there is a significant difference

In the level of academic performance between male and female

students.

Conclusion: Based on the findings, It was concluded that the

academic performance of students In chemistry subject were rated as fairly good. However, it needs to be improved.

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SSA, R (2021). Academic Performance Of Students In Chemistry Subject Of Jamhurl High School In Nairobi City, Kenya. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/academic-performance-of-students-in-chemistry-subject-of-jamhurl-high-school-in-nairobi-city-kenya

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Research, SSA. "Academic Performance Of Students In Chemistry Subject Of Jamhurl High School In Nairobi City, Kenya" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/academic-performance-of-students-in-chemistry-subject-of-jamhurl-high-school-in-nairobi-city-kenya . Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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Research, SSA. "Academic Performance Of Students In Chemistry Subject Of Jamhurl High School In Nairobi City, Kenya". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 21 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/academic-performance-of-students-in-chemistry-subject-of-jamhurl-high-school-in-nairobi-city-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Academic Performance Of Students In Chemistry Subject Of Jamhurl High School In Nairobi City, Kenya" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 21, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/academic-performance-of-students-in-chemistry-subject-of-jamhurl-high-school-in-nairobi-city-kenya