Factors contributing to academic achievement in elementary, middle, and high school students; is a very important topic that has been researched for many years. There have been key points that have been identified as assisting students to reach full academic achievement. This research paper will cover various topics regarding education, beginning with; students developmental stages, theories, academic achievement, extracurricular activities, gender, educators’ responsibilities, methods, strategies, and curriculum. This paper will acknowledge the importance that extracurricular activities, arts, and humanities plays on academic achievement. As well as how factors such as low socio-economic status and retention can hinder students achievement.
Year Manuscript Completed
Senior Project Advisor
Dr. Susan Edington
Bachelor of Integrated Studies Degree
Field of Study
Geary, Kelly, "Factors of Academic Achievement for Middle School Students" (2018). Integrated Studies. 93.