This study compares the NCAE results of the students in science-oriented high schools and private high schools in Naga City in school year 2010-2011. Specifically, this comparative study attempted to answer the following questions: 1. Which of the two perform well based on the NCAE result? 2. What are the factors that affect the similarities of the NCAE results in the science-oriented schools and private schools? 3. What are the factors that affect the differences of the NCAE results in the science-oriented schools and private schools?
SCOPE AND DELIMITATION
This study was interested in looking into the NCAE result of the science–oriented high schools; Naga City Science High School and Camarines Sur National High School (Science Oriented) and private high schools; University of Nueva Caceres and Naga College Foundation, in Naga City. This study was limited to the results of NCAE of the students in the school year 2010-2011. The respondents of this study were the students belonging to the top section of the abovementioned schools.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
This study was conceived to benefit the following:
Department of Education – After examining the results of this comparative study, this agency may further support some improvement in the curriculum, both in science-oriented high schools and private high schools in Naga City, together with the curriculum designers.
Curriculum Designers / Curriculum Planners–To this group of educators, this study could help them to improve the curriculum of the science-oriented high schools and private high schools and used this as a guide in developing an effective curriculum based on the performances of the students at present.
Administrators – The results of this study will provide the school administrators to find ways to improve the teaching-learning process in their school. This will also help them to use the appropriate methods and strategies in teaching to address the need...