Effects Of A High School 's Ses And A Student 's Academic Achievement Level

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Chapter 2: Literature Review Introduction With this research came numerous articles, documents, literature, etc. to analyze and critique. This was all in efforts to bring a paradigm forward to present that a school district’s socioeconomic status can affect a student’s educational and academic achievement level. There were then 3 processes that had to be conducted, they are labeled as A, B, and C. A. Break down the type of research that the literature was presenting and determine the angle at which it was connected to SES and achievement. B. Tie all the resources together to determine if there is a presentable case. C. Review the statistical facts that have been presented in the research and grasp a conclusion on the effects of a high…show more content…
In other words, is the association stronger for students from lower SES back- grounds than for students from higher SES backgrounds? Second, how does the association vary across schools with different socioeconomic compositions?” (Perry and McConney, 2010). The data used in this study was gathered by 320 secondary schools and more than 12,000 students from Australia. There were two main discoveries in this study in the fact that the higher the mean SES of a school indicates that there is a relation to increases in students’ academic success, and is the case for all individual students of the schools. The relationships between these 2 topics are very well recognized is this study. In comparison in the study students from 2 different SES backgrounds could record very different scores. The student with a higher SES level usually has higher scores on standardized tests than the student with a lower SES does. In conclusion, the relationship is solid and optimistic; the higher the SES of a student the educational outcomes will follow suite. Another article found was published in 2007, titled “Socioeconomic Status and Academic Achievement Trajectories from Childhood to Adolescence”, which sheds light on the relationship between SES and a child’s academic progression. This article examined further into how SES effects change with the students’ age. This
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