Parent-Student Interactions and Parent School Relationships as Predictors of Academic Achievement of Students in Basoliben Woreda Secondary School, North West Ethiopia
Science Research
Volume 7, Issue 4, August 2019, Pages: 44-50
Received: Feb. 21, 2019; Accepted: Apr. 4, 2019; Published: Oct. 15, 2019
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Demelash Abewa, Department of Statistics, Debre Markos University, Debre Markos, Ethiopia
Hayimro Edemealem, Department of Statistics, Debre Markos University, Debre Markos, Ethiopia
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Academic achievement is a comprehensive concept which requires an in depth investigation of the real world and even the students accomplishment in school including progress in core subjects. The purpose of this study is to assess the relationships of parent student interaction, parent school relations and academic achievement in Basoliben woreda. To achieve this objective a sample of 366 students has taken and self-administered questionnaires were distributed through the selected respondents. Both descriptive and multiple linear regression model were employed. The result shows that the average mark of secondary school student is 67.3286 with maximum of 98.3 and a minimum of 45. There is also average mark difference between male students and female students. From multiple linear regression result, it is evident that gender, Age, distance from the parent’s house to school, parental support, student taking alcohol, parent use alcohol and money receive from parent for entertaining purpose have a significant effect on academic achievement of secondary school students. From the result of this study, we concluded that there is also low parent- school relationship in the study area and it affects the academic achievement of students. Emphasis should be given to improve the academic performance of female students through adjusting special support which may allow female students perform well, Parent should be work in the ground to improve students’ academic achievement.
Academic Achievement, Basoliben, Mark of Student, Multiple Linear Regression, Secondary School
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Demelash Abewa, Hayimro Edemealem, Parent-Student Interactions and Parent School Relationships as Predictors of Academic Achievement of Students in Basoliben Woreda Secondary School, North West Ethiopia, Science Research. Vol. 7, No. 4, 2019, pp. 44-50. doi: 10.11648/
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