Rima International Journal of Education (RIJE)

ISSN Print: 2756 – 6749

Rima International Journal of Education

Rima International Journal of Education was founded in January 2021 by the Faculty of Education of Sokoto State University

Socio-Economic Status, Student Attitude to School and Academic Success among Secondary SchoolStudents in Sokoto Metropolis

Adejare Toosin Adeyinka, Haliru Shehu and Habiba Sani Bodinga
1. Department of Educational Foundation, Faculty of Education & Extension Services, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. e-mail: Princeadejare1986@gmail.com
2. Department of Curriculum, Faculty of Education, Sokoto State University, Sokoto e-mail: Halirushehuyari@gmail.com
3. Department of Educational Foundations, Faculty of Education, Sokoto State University, Sokoto


This study examined the relationship among socio-economic status, student attitude to school and academic success among secondary school student in Sokoto Metropolis. Three objectives, and three hypotheses guided the study. The population of the study was nine thousand six hundred and forty eight (9,648) students while three hundred and six (306) students were selected as sample size. A validated instrument were used for collecting data; Adopted version of Bala (2011) Socio-economic Status, Attitude to School and Academic Success Inventory SESASI). The instrument with reliability index of 0.82 were used in collecting relevant data. Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient (PPMC) was used to analyze hypotheses I and II. And multiple regression analysis was applied to test hypothesis III. The result of the Pearson Product Moment Correlation shows that there is a negative significant relationship between socio-economic status and academic success of senior secondary school students in Sokoto metropolis. Based on the findings, recommendations were made these include, secondary school teachers should advice students about their attitude to school in order to improve for better academic success.


Socio-economic Status, Attitude to School and Academic Success


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