Upshot of Intelligence Quotient on Students’ Academic Performance in English Language


intelligence quotient
students’ academic performance


Education is a precondition for the significant and sustainable coast-to-coast economy but intelligent quotient of students could influence their academic performance. This research scrutinized the upshot of intelligence quotient on learners’ academic presentation. The study was an experimental research. Sample comprised of 150 secondary school students in Oyo state. To address the research questions data was analyzed using frequency count and a basic percentage, while inferential statistics such as t-test and PPMC were used to test the research hypothesis. This study established that the academic performance of secondary school pupils in English was found to be ordinary, with an average score of 56 percent. It was deduced that there was no significant difference in I.Q. between male and female academics in favor of female pupils. The study clinched that intelligence quotient influences the students’ academic performance irrespective of their gender. The study concluded that the students with high IQ often perform better than the those with low IQ. It was consequently endorsed that educational authorities and the school system should encourage students with high IQ, this could enhance students learning.
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