School Environment

Topics: Primary education, Secondary education, College Pages: 13 (2199 words) Published: June 18, 2013
CHAPTER FOUR

PRESENTANTION AND DISCUSSION OF THE FINDINGS

4.1 INTRODUCTION

This chapter deals with data presentation, discussion and interpretations of the findings concerning influence of schools to the student’s performance and behavior of the students in Mtwara Municipal. The study was conducted in primary schools and secondary schools selected. The data discussed in this chapter has been collected from students, teachers and parents who were respondents in my study. The findings are presented according to the research questions.

4.2 DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PARTICIPANTS

This sub chapter describes the background information of the respondents included in my study who are teachers, students, and parents.

4.2.1 STUDENTS

Demographic information of the students comprises of students of primary school from standard three to seven. Secondary school were those selected students from form one to four.

TABLE 1 primary school demographic information

|CLASSES |FREQUENCE |PERCENTAGE | |STD III |3 |7.1 | |STD IV |6 |14.3 | |STD V |9 |21.4 | |STD VI |9 |21.4 | |STD VII |15 |35.7 | |TOTAL |42 |100 |

In this demographic information standard V to standard VII were used in large number because they had great ability of answering the questions asked and also they had an experience of being at school for a long time.

TABLE 2 secondary school demographic information

|CLASS |FREQUENCY |PERCENTAGE | |FORM I |6 |14.3 | |FORM II |9 |21.4 | |FORM III |12 |28.6 | |FORM IV |15 |35.7 | |TOTAL |42 |100 |

In secondary school demographic information shows that 35.7%were form four and 28% were form three. This indicates that form three and four were selected in large number because of their experience in school compound. Therefore they observed many changes in a school compound compared to form I and II.

4.2.2 TEACHERS

Demographic information of the teachers comprised of only academic teachers and head teachers from selected schools. Head teachers were selected because they had all information from every department of the school, so he or she provides much information of academic and behavior of the students.

TEACHERS OCCUPATION

|OCCUPATION |FREQUENCY |PERCENTAGE | |HEADTEACHER |6 |50 | |ACADEMIC TEACHER |6 |50 |...
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