Socio-Economic Status of Parents and Students’ Academic Performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo State

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TABLE OF CONTENT

Title Page                                                                                                                    i

Certification                                                                                                                 ii

Dedication                                                                                                                   iii

Acknowledgment                                                                                                         iv

Table of Content                                                                                                          v                                                                                                  

Abstract                                                                                                                       ix

CHAPTER ONE:  INTRODUCTION                                                                                     

Background to the Study                                                                                             1

Statement of the Problem                                                                                            5

Purpose of the Study                                                                                                    6

Research Question                                                                                                       6

Research Hypothesis                                                                                                   7

Scope of the study                                                                                                        8

Significance of the study                                                                                              8

Operational Definition of Terms                                                                                  9     

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Concept of Social-economic status                                                                              11                   

Concept of Academic Performances                                                                            13

Students’ Academic Performance in Nigeria                                                               14

Socio-economic Status of Parents and students’ academic

Performance                                                                                                                  16

Parental Occupation and Students’ Academic

Performance                                                                                                                  18

Parental Academic Background and students’ Academic

Performance                                                                                                                  20

Other Factors Affecting students’ Academic Performance                                         23

 Empirical Studies                                                                                                        27

Appraisal of Literature Reviewed                                                                               29

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Research Design                                                                                                          31

Population, Sample and Sampling Techniques                                                           31

Instrumentation                                                                                                          32

Validity and Reliability of the instrument                                                                  33                                                                                         Procedure for Data Collection                                                                                     33

Method of Data Analysis                                                                                             33

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS                                                            

Hypotheses Testing                                                                                                     34

Summary of the Findings                                                                                            38

CHAPTER FIVE: DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Discussion of the Findings                                                                                          40

Conclusions                                                                                                                 42                           

Recommendations                                                                                                       42                                                                    

REFERENCES                                                                                                         44                                                                   APPENDICE                                                                                                             49


ABSTRACT

This study examined socio-economic status of parents and students' academic performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo state. The researcher adopted descriptive survey of correlational type. The study used random sampling technique to select ten public secondary schools out of twenty-six secondary schools. Stratified random sampling technique was used to select two hundred respondents. A research questionnaire titled “Socio-Economic Status of Parents Questionnaire (SESPQ) and Students’ Academic Performance Proforma (SAPP)" were used to collect relevant data from the respondents. One main hypothesis and three operational hypotheses were formulated and tested for this study. The hypotheses were tested using Pearson product moment correlation statistical method at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed that:

1. There was significant relationship between socio-economic status of parents and students' academic performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo state.

2. There was significant relationship between educational status of parents and students' academic performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo state.

3. There was significant relationship between parents' occupation and students' academic performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo state.

4. There was significant relationship between family structure and students' academic performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo state. Based on the findings, it was recommended that every parent could be able to provide for the needs of their children. Parents should endeavour to improve on their socio-economic status in order to aid the performance of their children. Parents should endeavour to enhance their educational status so that they could assist their children in any of their class assignment. 

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APA

Olawale, A (2021). Socio-Economic Status of Parents and Students’ Academic Performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-of-parents-and-students-academic-performance-in-lagelu-local-government-area-oyo-state

MLA 8th

Olawale, AKANMU "Socio-Economic Status of Parents and Students’ Academic Performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo State" Afribary. Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-of-parents-and-students-academic-performance-in-lagelu-local-government-area-oyo-state. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

Olawale, AKANMU . "Socio-Economic Status of Parents and Students’ Academic Performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo State". Afribary, Afribary, 17 Dec. 2021. Web. 10 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-of-parents-and-students-academic-performance-in-lagelu-local-government-area-oyo-state >.

Chicago

Olawale, AKANMU . "Socio-Economic Status of Parents and Students’ Academic Performance in Lagelu Local Government Area, Oyo State" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/socio-economic-status-of-parents-and-students-academic-performance-in-lagelu-local-government-area-oyo-state