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Title: The Influence Of Socio-Economic Status Of Parents’ On Academic Achievement Of Grade Ten Students In Addis Ababa City Administration With Special Reference To Kirkos Sub-City Administration
???metadata.dc.contributor.*???: . Befekadu Zeleke (Dr)
Tariku, Tafesse
Keywords: children’s academic performances.
Issue Date: Jun-2015
Abstract: This study aimed at to investigate the relationship between parents’ socio-economic status and their children’s academic performances. The main objective of the study was to know about different socio-economic factors (parents’ income level, parents’ education level, parents’ occupational status and family size) that affect students’ academic performance in Addis Ababa, Kirkos sub-city administration government general secondary schools. This study was descriptive and co-relational in nature. The ex-post facto research design was also adopted for the study, since already conducted Ethiopian General Secondary Education Examination scores of the students were retrieved and used for the analysis. Grade ten complete students of five government general secondary schools in 2013/14 academic year in Kirkos sub city comprised of the population of the study. Three hundred and forty three students were sampled from the selected schools. Pearson Product Moment correlation was used as statistical technique in the data analysis. Finally, the study unveiled positive and significant relationship of fathers’ and mothers’ income was found with the academic performance of the students. It is recommended that government should take some serious initiatives in uplifting the socio-economic status of people, especially focusing on the increase of their family income and providing education to their children to achieve a good status in the society.
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