Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Ny Andarua District, Kenya.

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ABSTRACT

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

academic performance.

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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APA

SSA, R (2021). Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Ny Andarua District, Kenya.. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ny-andarua-district-kenya

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Ny Andarua District, Kenya." Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 03 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ny-andarua-district-kenya . Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Ny Andarua District, Kenya.". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 03 Jun. 2021. Web. 18 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ny-andarua-district-kenya >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Ny Andarua District, Kenya." Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 18, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/factors-affecting-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-ny-andarua-district-kenya