Influence of Socio-Economic Status and Environmental Factors on Primary Schools Pupils on Academic Performance in Kwara Central, Kwara State, Nigeria

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ABSTRACT

The study examine the influence of socio-economic status and environmental factors on primary schools pupils on academic performance in Kwara state, Nigeria in Ifelodun Local Government of Kwara State. The main objectives of the study were to examine the effect of socio-economic status, and educational background of parents on the basic scholar’s academic performance in the above study area. Concerning methology, the researcher employed both primary and secondary data for the study. Secondary data for the study. Secondary data for the study was gotten from textbooks, research journals and the internet. The researcher used questionnaire for the collection of data from the respondents. A sample of 200 pupils from five (5) public and five (5) private primary schools were used for the study. Data was analysed using simple percentage, the mean and standard deviation correlation coefficient to analysis research questions and hypotheses respectively all the tests were conducted at 0.05 level of significance. Findings from the study revealed that socio-economic status of parents effects the performance of both the public and private primary schools pupils, but not so feasible in the later. Out of 200 pupils used for the study, majority asserted to this and the alternate hypothesis was accepted. Other findings from the study showed that there is a relation between pupils academic performance as well as parents educational background. The researcher recommended that various strategies should be put in place to reduce peers influence.

               

      

 

 

 


 

TABLE OF CONTENT

Title Page                                                                                                        i

Certification                                                                                                    ii

Dedication                                                                                                      iii

Acknowledgement                                                                                          iv

Abstract                                                                                                          v

Table of Content                                                                                             vi

CHAPTER ONE:     INTRODUCTION

1.1       Background of the Study                                                                   1

1.2       Statement of the Problem                                                                   6

1.3       Purpose of the Study                                                                          7

1.4       Research Questions                                                                            8

1.5       Research Hypotheses                                                                          9

1.6       Significance of the Study                                                                   9         

1.7       Scope of the Study                                                                              11

1.8       Operational Definition of Terms                                                        11

CHAPTER TWO:    LITERATURE REVIEW

2.1       Introduction                                                                                        14

2.2       Theoretical Framework                                                                      33

2.3       Empirical Study                                                                                  36

2.4       Summary of Literature Review                                                          41

CHAPTER THREE:            RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1       Introduction                                                                                        43

3.2       Research Design                                                                                 43

3.3       Population of the Study                                                                      44

3.4       Sample and Sampling Techniques                                                     44

3.5       Instrumentation                                                                                  44

3.6       Procedure for Data Collection                                                            45

3.7       Method of Data Collection                                                                 46

CHAPTER FOUR:   RESULT AND DISCUSSION

4.1       Presentation of Tables and Interpretation                                          47

4.2       Hypothesis Testing                                                                             53

4.3       Summary of Findings                                                                         58

4.4       Discussion of Findings                                                                       58

CHAPTER FIVE:     SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND

 RECOMMENDATION

5.1       Summary                                                                                            62

5.2       Conclusion                                                                                          63

5.3       Recommendation                                                                               63

5.4       Suggestion for Further Studies                                                           64

References                                                                                          66

Appendix                                                                                            72


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APA

Frontiers, E. & GBEMISOLA, L (2021). Influence of Socio-Economic Status and Environmental Factors on Primary Schools Pupils on Academic Performance in Kwara Central, Kwara State, Nigeria. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-socio-economic-status-and-environmental-factors-on-primary-schools-pupils-on-academic-performance-in-kwara-central-kwara-state-nigeria

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and LAWAL GBEMISOLA "Influence of Socio-Economic Status and Environmental Factors on Primary Schools Pupils on Academic Performance in Kwara Central, Kwara State, Nigeria" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-socio-economic-status-and-environmental-factors-on-primary-schools-pupils-on-academic-performance-in-kwara-central-kwara-state-nigeria. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and LAWAL GBEMISOLA . "Influence of Socio-Economic Status and Environmental Factors on Primary Schools Pupils on Academic Performance in Kwara Central, Kwara State, Nigeria". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-socio-economic-status-and-environmental-factors-on-primary-schools-pupils-on-academic-performance-in-kwara-central-kwara-state-nigeria >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and GBEMISOLA, LAWAL . "Influence of Socio-Economic Status and Environmental Factors on Primary Schools Pupils on Academic Performance in Kwara Central, Kwara State, Nigeria" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-socio-economic-status-and-environmental-factors-on-primary-schools-pupils-on-academic-performance-in-kwara-central-kwara-state-nigeria