Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2018)
A study to assess the expectations of the students towards teachers regarding academic achievement in a selected school, Salem
Author(s): S Lakshmi Prabha
Abstract: Expectations of students towards academic improvements are nothing but excellent academic performance of students who come out of senior high education programs. The academic excellence includes ability to score high marks or rattle the English language with rapidly and fluency, ability to solve problems. A descriptive research design with cross sectional survey approach was used for the study. The study was conducted in the Government higher secondary school, Salem. The sample size was 145 students; simple random sampling technique was used to select the sample for this study. Most of the students were 14 and 15 years old (48%), females (52%), Hindus (94%), nuclear family (72%), family monthly income below Rs 5000 (54%), rural area (70%). Percentage wise distribution of students according to their level of expectation shows that highest percentage (88%) of the students are highly favorable and most of the students are moderate favorable and none of them were unfavorable hence it can be interrupted that most of the students were highly favorable. This study reveals that most of the student’s level of expectation towards teachers is highly favorable.