Relationship Between Family Background And Academic Performance Of Secondary Schools Students; A Case Study Of Selected Secondary Schools In Arua Municipality, Arua District, Uganda

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TABLE OF CONTENT

DECLARATION

APPROVAL

DEDICATION iv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT V

CHAPTER ONE 1

INTRODUCTION 1

1.1 Background of the Study 1

1.2 Statement of the Problem 2

1.3 The Purpose of the Study 3

1 .5 Research Questions

1.6 Significance of the Study 4

1.7 Limitation of the Study 5

1.9 Basic Assumptions S

1.1 1 Organization of the Study

CHAPTER TWO

LITERATURE REVIEW 7

2.1 Introduction 7

2.2 Theoretical Review~ 7

2.3 Academic Performance 7

2.4 Family Background and Students’ academic performance 8

2.5 Family Financial Situation 9

2.7 Parental Education Level 12

2.8 Family Size 13

Fig. 1. Conceptual Framework 15

CHAPTER THREE 16

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 16

3.1 Introduction 16

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Table 3.2 Sample Frame .17

3.5 Data Collection Instruments and Procedure 17

3.6 Reliability of the Instruments 18

3.7 Validity of the Instruments 18

CHAPTER FOUR 19

DATA ANALYSIS, PRESENTATION AND INTERPRETATION 19

4.1 Introduction 19

4.2 Respondents return rate 19

Table 4.1 Respondents return rate 19

4.3.2 Gender 19

Table 4.2 Gender distribution of parents and students 20

4.3.3 Category of school attended 20

4.4.1 Academic performance 20

4.4.3 Academic performance of students in the past term 21

4.4.4 Cross-tabulation of improvement of school and category of respondents 21

4.4.5 Trend of performance of child in the past 2 years 22

4.4.6 Cross tabulation of trend of student’s performance and category of respondents 23

4.5.1 Parents marital status and academic performance 23

4.5.2 Parents marital status 23

Table 4.9 Parents marital status 23

4.5.3 Type of family 24

Table 4.10 Type of family 24

4.5.4 Effect of family structure on academic performance 24

4.5.5 Relationship between marital status and academic performance of students 25

4.6.1 Family financial situation and academic performance 26

4.6.2 Family’s main source of income 26

4.6.3 Trend of monthly income 26

4.6.4 Children’s school fees financing 27

Table 4.17 Financing of students school fees 27

4.7.1 Parents’ education level and academic performance of students 28

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Research, S. (2022). Relationship Between Family Background And Academic Performance Of Secondary Schools Students; A Case Study Of Selected Secondary Schools In Arua Municipality, Arua District, Uganda. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/relationship-between-family-background-and-academic-performance-of-secondary-schools-students-acase-study-of-selected-secondary-schools-in-arua-municipality-arua-district-uganda

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Research, SSA "Relationship Between Family Background And Academic Performance Of Secondary Schools Students; A Case Study Of Selected Secondary Schools In Arua Municipality, Arua District, Uganda" Afribary. Afribary, 22 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/relationship-between-family-background-and-academic-performance-of-secondary-schools-students-acase-study-of-selected-secondary-schools-in-arua-municipality-arua-district-uganda. Accessed 05 Oct. 2022.

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Research, SSA . "Relationship Between Family Background And Academic Performance Of Secondary Schools Students; A Case Study Of Selected Secondary Schools In Arua Municipality, Arua District, Uganda". Afribary, Afribary, 22 Aug. 2022. Web. 05 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/relationship-between-family-background-and-academic-performance-of-secondary-schools-students-acase-study-of-selected-secondary-schools-in-arua-municipality-arua-district-uganda >.

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Research, SSA . "Relationship Between Family Background And Academic Performance Of Secondary Schools Students; A Case Study Of Selected Secondary Schools In Arua Municipality, Arua District, Uganda" Afribary (2022). Accessed October 05, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/relationship-between-family-background-and-academic-performance-of-secondary-schools-students-acase-study-of-selected-secondary-schools-in-arua-municipality-arua-district-uganda