Academic Achievement Among the Level of Parental Support of Students

  • P Sureshkumar Ph.D. Research Scholar, Education Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • K Krishnamoorthy Assistant Professor in Education, DDE, Alagappa University Kariakudi, Tamil Nadu, India


In the present study an attempt has been made to investigate whether parental support is related to students’ academic performance. The sample included 200 (100 boys and 100 girls) randomly selected class ix students studying in government schools of virudhunagar dist of Tamilnadu. The parental support Scale developed by Dr.R.R.sharma has been used for parental support scores and academic achievement form the marks secured by students in the half yearly examination. The result of the present study clearly indicates the impact of parental support on the students’ scholastic performance. The Mean achievement scores of high parental support group were found higher than the low parental support in each case i.e boys, girls and total students. A student feels more closely attached to his mother and father, that the other members of the family. A student is spent maximum time with his family at home, rather than the school. The present age is the age of rapid change and of competitions, For educational competitions academic achievement is considered essential and equally important too. There are certain factors which affect the students’ academic achievement; parental support my be one of them.

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Sureshkumar, P., & Krishnamoorthy, K. (2018). Academic Achievement Among the Level of Parental Support of Students. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 6(2), 88-91. Retrieved from