Influence of School Environment on Students’ Academic Performance in Ilorin West Local Government Area

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page                                                                                                        i

Approval                                                                                                         ii

Dedication                                                                                                      iii

Acknowledgement                                                                                          iv

Table of Content                                                                                             vi

List of Tables                                                                                                  ix

Abstract                                                                                                          x

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                                                                1

Statement of the Problem                                                                               5

Research Questions                                                                                        6

Research Hypotheses                                                                                      7

Purpose of the Study                                                                                      7

Significance of the Study                                                                               8

Scope of the Study                                                                                          9

Operational Definition of Terms                                                                    9


 

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Preamble                                                                                                         10

Concept of Academic Performance                                                               11

Concept of School Environment                                                                    14

Influence of School Environment on Students’ Academic Performance      20

Summary of the Related Literature                                                                22

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY

Preamble                                                                                                         23

Research Design                                                                                             23

Population, Sample and Sampling Technique                                                24

Research Instrument                                                                                       24

Validity                                                                                                           25

Reliability                                                                                                       25

Procedure for Data Administration and Collection                                       26

Data Analysis Technique                                                                               26

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS

Preamble                                                                                                         27

Demographic Data                                                                                          27

Summary of Findings                                                                                     35


 

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND

RECOMMENDATIONS

Preamble                                                                                                         36

Discussion                                                                                                      36

Conclusion                                                                                                      38

Recommendations                                                                                          38

Suggestions for Further Studies                                                                     39

REFERENCE                                                                                                  40

APPENDIX                                                                                                     44

 

ABSTRACT

School Environment is defined as school having appropriate facilities, well-managed classroom, available school-based health supports and a clear, fair disciplinary policy.  Influence is the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force or produce effects on the actions, behaviors, opinion e.t.c., of another or others. Students’ academic performance represents performance outcomes that indicate the extent to which a person is accomplished specific goals that were the focus of activities in instructional environments, especially in school, college and university.

Data collected were from (10) secondary schools in Ilorin West Local Government. Two hundred (200) respondents (teachers) were engaged in the study. Percentage, t-test and ANOVA statistical methods were used for the analysis of data collected. The distribution of respondents based on the variables of Age, Gender, School type, Teaching experience and Education qualification. The results derived from the analysis revealed that School Environment influences academic performance of students as perceived by the teachers in Ilorin West Local Government among others.

In the hypothesis for influence of school environment on student’ academic performance on the basis of age, there was no significant difference.  In the hypothesis for influence of school environment on students’ academic performance on the basis of gender, there was no significant difference. In the hypothesis for influence of school environment on students’ academic performance on the basis of school type, there was no significant difference. In the hypothesis for influence of school environment on students’ academic performance on the basis of teaching experience, there was no significant difference. Based on these findings, it was recommended that Kwara State Government should cater for motivational facilities such as school library, laboratory, sport materials etc. which can enhance teaching and learning process. It was recommended that academic staff should be motivated to create a good social, psychological and physical climate in the classroom. It was recommended that the school counselor should reflect upon various factors that helps students in achieving their academic goals. It was also recommended that school management should ensure  that school are well suited, buildings are adequately utilized and teaching aids are being provided to aid students’ understanding and bring about better academic performance. 

 


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APA

Frontiers, E. & Fikayo, A (2021). Influence of School Environment on Students’ Academic Performance in Ilorin West Local Government Area. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-school-environment-on-students-academic-performance-in-ilorin-west-local-government-area

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and ADENIYI Fikayo "Influence of School Environment on Students’ Academic Performance in Ilorin West Local Government Area" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-school-environment-on-students-academic-performance-in-ilorin-west-local-government-area. Accessed 02 Jul. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and ADENIYI Fikayo . "Influence of School Environment on Students’ Academic Performance in Ilorin West Local Government Area". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 02 Jul. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-school-environment-on-students-academic-performance-in-ilorin-west-local-government-area >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and Fikayo, ADENIYI . "Influence of School Environment on Students’ Academic Performance in Ilorin West Local Government Area" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-school-environment-on-students-academic-performance-in-ilorin-west-local-government-area