Schools Physical Facilities and their Influence on Students’ Academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Kaltungo Local Government Area of Gombe State

Dr Samuel Alfayo Boh

Abstract

This study adopted survey design to investigate schools’ physical facilities and their influence on students’ academic performance in public secondary schools in Kaltungo Local Government Area of Gombe State. It was guided by four research questions and one hypothesis. The population for the study comprised 2,376 students in all secondary schools in Kaltungo Local Government Area (LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA). Two instruments were used for data collection. One was a questionnaire titled “Influence of School Facilities on Student Academic Performance Questionnaire” (ISFSAPQ); while the second instrument was used to obtain information on the students’ academic performance. The study revealed, among others, that school infrastructural facilities influence students’ academic performance. It was recommended, among others, that proper and adequate infrastructural facilities should be provided in schools to enhance effective learning.

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