International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part K (2017)
Impact of school environment on academic achievement of secondary school students in Madurai district
This short-term research examined “impact of school environment on academic achievement of secondary school students in Madurai district. The sample of present study consists of 160 students taken from higher secondary student in Madurai district. A positive school environment is defined as a school having appropriate facilities, well-managed classrooms, available school-based health supports, and a clear, fair disciplinary policy. There are many hallmarks of the academic, disciplinary, and physical environments of schools with a positive climate. The teacher should try to provide healthy environment in the school because children spent most of their time over there. Children take up the ideals and traditions of the social group in which they live. Hence a proper social environment is a must for the development of children. It is only in a healthy social environment that children express their interest, likes and attitudes. A proper, rational, healthy atmosphere in the class room enables the child to develop rational habits and rational attitude towards society.
The findings from the present study, reveals that male students have better perception on school environment than the Female students. This is due to the fact that female students are y nature, calm and quiet in their character. So they feel school environment is very convenient for their studies. Male students make use of the library and the lab much better than the female students. boys students do not hesitate to clear the doubts in the studies than the girls students. The result also reveals that self-finance schools have better school environment than the aided and government school students. This may be due to the fact that self-finance schools offer more facilities for effective learning as bait to attract more admissions into their institutions. The result also indicates that boys school students have better school environment than the boys and co-education students. This is due to the reason that boys schools have better competitive spirit with regard to their academic performance. They are exposed to challenges with regard to academic performance. They also have better atmosphere for group study.
How to cite this article:
S Anbalagan. Impact of school environment on academic achievement of secondary school students in Madurai district. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(5):732-737.