Factors Affecting Academic Failure Among High School Students

4671 Words Feb 26th, 2013 19 Pages
St. Thomas More Academy, Inc.
High School Department
Molino III, Bacoor City, Cavite

Factors Affecting Academic Failure
Among High School Students of
St. Thomas More Academy

Zarah Abigail L. Hernando

Christian Dale C. Martagon

John Bon Oliver V. Reyes

Majella Marie S.D Miguel

John Rene S.G Masuba

Liezel Ann D. Deslate

Jason Paolo D. Dumon

Crisbie G. Villondo

IV - St. Rita of Cascia

Chapter I
The problem and its background


Education makes a man perfect. Everyone has to pass through three stages of education. These are – primary education, secondary education and higher education. In primary education children start to learn the basic knowledge. After that they come to the stage of secondary education.
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2. Students are not open with their parents regarding their difficulties in school thus they tend to fail. Parents expect too much from their children yet they lack follow up on their children’s academic performance.

3. Though helpful, technology like internet and cellphones affects students’ academic performance. Scope and Delimitations of Study
This study sought to know the different factors that affect academic failure among high school students of St. Thomas More Academy academic year 2012-2013. The respondents of the study were high school students currently enrolled irrespective of year level and sections nor age and gender. It limits itself only on the factors that directly and indirectly affect their studies and their personal experiences on the difficulties they encountered in the classroom with regards to their lessons or subjects. Significance of the Study
This study was about the various factors that influences the academic failure of high school students of St. Thomas More Academy Inc. for their awareness of its consequence on their academic performance. The persons that would benefit are the following;


A better understanding on various factors that affects students’ performance would enable them to rethink their study habits and achieve improved grades. Further, students would be able to gauge the negative factors its immediate negative effects on their grades.
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