School Management and Students’ Performance in Private Secondary Schools in Uyo Metropolis, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria (Published)
The study examined the relationship between school management and students’ performance in private secondary schools in Uyo metropolis, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The descriptive and survey methods were adopted for this study. The population of 90 students was adopted for the study using purposive sampling techniques. For the objectives of the study to be achieved, two research questions and two hypotheses were formulated and tested. The study utilized structured questionnaire and interview as the major instruments for data collection. Data collected were analyzed using simple percentage and Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC). Results showed that there is a significant and positive relationship between variables of school management such as teachers’ behaviors, time management and students’ academic performance in private secondary schools in Uyo metropolis, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. It was recommended that, management of private secondary schools in Uyo metropolis, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria should be effective in time management and be more proactive in human capital management programs to ensure effective and improved performance of both teachers and students.