School Plant Planning as Correlate of Students’ Academic Performance in Southwest Nigeria Secondary Schools

Odufowokan Benard Adesina


This study among other things examines the relationship between school plant planning and students` academic performance in south west Nigeria secondary schools using descriptive survey research design. The sample consists of 1650 respondents comprising 150 school principals and 1500 students. Multistage, stratified and simple random sampling techniques were used to select the sample. Data collected were analyzed using frequency counts, percentages, means and Pearson product moment correlation. Five null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study revealed that the levels of school plant planning and students` academic performance were relatively close, and as such students` academic performance was significantly related to instructional space planning, Administrative space planning, circulation space planning, planning for accessories and space for convenience planning. Based on the findings, it was recommended that authorities concerned should implement architectural designs of buildings and spaces for education to ensure students` academic performance.

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International Journal of Business Administration
ISSN 1923-4007(Print) ISSN 1923-4015(Online)


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