Factors Affecting School Selection

Aimen Zahra Naqvi, Itrat Batool Naqvi


The following study investigated the factors that parents consider while selecting a school for their child. For this research two Schools having same basic traits e.g., well known, standard fee structure, bilingual mode of communication, healthy learning environment, and community services, selected in order to collect the data. A semi-structured questionnaire has been used as a tool to collect the data. In total data was collected from 340 respondents, using SPSS. The study was analyzed using chi square test of association, spearman rank correlation and factor analysis. The results showed that a total of 9 factor were extracted namely, school reputation, respondent practices, respondent information, travelling to school, teacher’s behavior, fee structure and spoon feeding, behavior of custodian, teaching at home and selection of the school which parents should consider for surely while selecting a school.

Keywords: school selection, education, children

DOI: 10.7176/JEP/12-32-08

Publication date: November 30th 2021

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