SCHOOL PLANT CONSTRUCTION, HOME AND TEACHER FACTORS AS DETERMINANTS OF STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN OYO STATE
IMPLICATIONS FOR PLANNING
Keywords:School plant construction, Home, Teacher, Academic Performance, Educational Planners
This study examined the contributions of school plant construction, home and teachers’ factors to students’ academic performance in Oyo state public senior secondary schools. Two hypotheses guided this study. This study adopted descriptive survey design. Multistage and simple random sampling techniques were used in selecting 1500 teachers and 1500 students across the 3 senatorial zones. Ten teachers and 10 students were sampled in each schools using simple random sampling. School Plant Construction Questionnaires (SPCQ) and Demographic Data Form (DDF) were used. Multiple regression analysis was used. The study found that school plant construction, home and teacher factors with R square of 0.113 and adjusted R equal 0.110 and individually predicted academic performance of students with Beta=.167, t=4.867 p<0.5 while teachers factor was the least potent Beta=.144, t=2.316 p<0.5. Recommendations are proffered that educational planners must consider the school plant facilities that is classroom must be well ventilated adequate lighting, acoustic design and building construction must be planned.