Social economic factors and academic performance of form four students in St. Annes Kiboko secondary school Makueni District Kenya

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
In summary my research was investigating how social economic factors, positively or negatively affect academic performance. The research was carried out in Makueni District Kenya between the month of January ( 2007) to March 2007. My respondents were form four students of St. Annes Kiboko secondary school. Other researchers have also researched on relationship between social economic factors and academic performance. This is what made me to decide to find out whether this was true by carrying out study in St. Annes Kiboko secondary school. I used direct observation method and questionnaires to collect my data. In statistical treatment of data, I used frequency tables, percentages and bar graphs in my data presentation. From statistical treatment of data and presentation, it is clear that economic status of parents affect their students academic performance. Family class also affect academic performance as shown on the graph under presentation of findings
A thesis submitted to the institute of Continuing And Distance Studied in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Award of Bachelor of Education in Science of Kampala International University
Academic, Social, Economic, Economic, Factors