The purpose of this study was to explore the factors affecting academic
performance of secondary schools in Nyandarua district, Kenya.
The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship
between discipline and academic performance, to investigate the
relationship between quality of teachers and academic performance and
to investigate the relationship between the availability of facilities and
Quantitative Data was categorized according to the research variables
and data generated from questionnaires was computed into frequency
counts and percentages.
The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to students
and teachers and interviews with
the head teachers of scho
The findings indicate that there was a relationship between discipline,
availability of teachers and academic performance. From the data
collected, it was revealed that discipline contributes 30% to poor
performance in schools, quality of teachers contribute soo;,, and facilities
contributes 20% to poor academic performance of students in sch< •ols.
The study recommended convening meetings between teachers, students
and parents to work out the discipline problem, introducing upcountry
allowances to attract the retention of qualified teachers, and government
providing learning facilities to make learning environment conducive.
Further research on relationship between socio-economic background
and academic performance, and the relationship between home
environment and academic performance has to be carried out.
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