FAMILY ENVIRONMENT OF SENIOR SECONDARY STUDENTS IN RELATION TO ACHIEVEMENT WITH REFERENCE TO FAMILY RELATED VARIABLES
International Research Journal of Modernization in Engineering Technology and Science
School environment describes the school psychological environment or what others have referred to as 'the school ethos', 'school culture' or ' the school climate'. The physical environment of the school affects the behaviour and the development of both children and adults who function within it. Hence, school environment involves both the socio-psychological and physical dimensions and both exercise reciprocal effect on each other. The main objectives of the present study are to find out the
... ool environment among senior secondary students; and find out the relationship between school environment and achievement among senior secondary students. The population for the present study has been identified as the among senior secondary students who are studying in various types and categories of schools in Medchal-malkajgiri and Medhak districts of Telangana state. Using simple random procedure from the list of schools the researcher collected 600 senior secondary students from Medchal-malkajgiri and Medhak districts of Telangana state. Differential study regarding family environment shows that significant differences are found among the sub groups of medium of instruction, type of school and stream of education. One of the significant findings of the study is the family environment is positively correlated with achievement of senior secondary students. Further studies can be carried out through replication of a similar study to other states in India to have a broader scope in terms of generalization of the study findings.