Determinants Of Students’ Academic Performance in Nandi-east District Public Secondary Schools

ABSTRACT This study explored the determinants of academic performance in some selected secondary schools in Nandi-East District in Kenya. In this manner, the study was guided by four objectives; establishing the profile of the respondents, the level of the determinants of academic performance, establishing the level of academic performance of the students and finding the relationship between the two variables, The study employed descriptive corre[ational survey research design using a sample of 231 form four students from the selected three secondary schools. The study discovered that the level of determinants of academic performance is fair. The study also found that the level of academic performance in Nandi East District schools is low. The study further discovered a significant positive relationship between the level of determinants of academic performance and the level of academic performance. The researcher recommended that administrative policies in some of the schools should be done, academic committee should be established in every school, parents should be informed to watch over their children’s academic performance, issues regarding teachers’ rewards should also be addressed and the administration should provide basic education facilities and employ skilled and trained teachers.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preminary Page

Declaration A

Declaration B ii

Approval Sheet iii

Dedication iv

Acknowledgement v

Abstract vi

Table of Content vii

List of Tables ix

List of Figures x

Chapter Page

Background Information 1

Statement of Problem 3

Purpose of the study 3

Objectives of the Study 3

Research Questions 3

Research Hypotheses 4

Scope of the Study 4

Significance of the Study

Operational Definitions of Key Terms 6

REVIEVs,I OF RELATED LI1’E RA~TiJ RE 7

Introduction 7

Concepts, Ideas, Opinions from Authors! Experts 7

Theoretical Perspective 18

Review of Related Literature .19

‘lhree ~~4ErFiODOL.OGY 24

Research Design 24

Research Population 24

Sampling and Sampling Procedures 24

vii

Research Instruments .25

Validity and Reliability 25

Data Analysis 26

Ethical consideration 26

Limitations 26

Four PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATIONOF

DATA 28

Five FINDING, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 36

Findings 36

Conclusions 37

Recommendations 38

REFERENCES 40

APPENDICES 44

APPENDIX I: Transmittal Letter for Respondents 44

APPENDIX II: Clearance from Ethics Committee 45

APPENDIX III: Informed Consent 46

APPENDIX iv: Research Instrument 47

APPENDIX V: Record Sheets on Students Academic Performance 50

APPENDIX VI: Transmittal Letter 51

APPEN DIX VII: Letter from Ethic Committee 52

APPENDIX VIII: Researcher’s Curriculum Vitae 53


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APA

Research, S. (2022). Determinants Of Students’ Academic Performance in Nandi-east District Public Secondary Schools. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-students-academic-performance-in-nandi-east-district-public-secondary-schools-2

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "Determinants Of Students’ Academic Performance in Nandi-east District Public Secondary Schools" Afribary. Afribary, 26 Oct. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-students-academic-performance-in-nandi-east-district-public-secondary-schools-2. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "Determinants Of Students’ Academic Performance in Nandi-east District Public Secondary Schools". Afribary, Afribary, 26 Oct. 2022. Web. 20 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-students-academic-performance-in-nandi-east-district-public-secondary-schools-2 >.

Chicago

Research, SSA . "Determinants Of Students’ Academic Performance in Nandi-east District Public Secondary Schools" Afribary (2022). Accessed July 20, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/determinants-of-students-academic-performance-in-nandi-east-district-public-secondary-schools-2

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