IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 9, September 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
AGBAJE; Rashidat Olusola; Awodun, Adebisi Omotade
The study examined the impact of school location `on academic achievement of Science Students in Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. The purpose was to determine whether the geographical location has any impact on the achievement of the students in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The design adopted for the study was an ex-post facto of survey type. The targeted population for the study was Senior Secondary III (SS III) Physics students of public secondary schools in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. A total of one hundred and twenty (120) science students were used as samples for the study. The sample consisted of twenty (20) science students that were randomly selected from six (6) public secondary schools selected for the study. Computerized result sheets sent to each school by WAEC were collected on the 2010-2013 May/June West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSSCE) from all the selected schools for the study.