TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title page i
Table of Content vi
List of Tables ix
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
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
Research Design 23
Population, Sample and Sampling Technique 24
Research Instrument 24
Procedure for Data Administration and Collection 26
Data Analysis Technique 26
CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS
Demographic Data 27
Summary of Findings 35
CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND
Suggestions for Further Studies 39
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.
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
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.
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 >.
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