Rev. Fr. Dr. Onubuleze Franklin Kelechi


This study examined school facilities as predictors of students’ academic performance in secondary schools in Enugu State. Two research questions and two null hypotheses guided the study. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The population for the study was 8307 teachers in public secondary schools in Enugu State. The population comprised 2059 male and 6248 female teachers. The sample size was 831 teachers which comprised 206 male and 625 female teachers. Stratified proportionate random sampling technique was used to draw the sample size. Questionnaire was used as the instrument for data collection and was designed to elicit appropriate information from the respondents. The instrument was face-validated by three experts. The reliability co-efficient of the instrument was calculated using Cronbach Alpha statistic which yielded 0.84 and 0.76 for clusters 1 and 2 respectively. The overall reliability index was 0.80 indicating high reliability of the instrument. Mean scores and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions, and t-test statistic was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of the study showed that ICT facilities and laboratory predict students’ performance in secondary schools in Enugu State to a great extent. One of the recommendations made was that the government should provide more ICT facilities to all the secondary schools in Enugu State. Another recommendation is that more laboratory equipment should be provided to schools to enhance the students’ academic performance.


School Facilities, Predictors, Students, Academic Performance, Enugu State.

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