Academic Achievement of Freshmen High School Students In Relationship to Class Load and Scholastic Aptitude

Schwilck, Gene L.
February 1959
Personnel & Guidance Journal;Feb1959, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p455
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the findings of the study which examines the relationship between the academic achievement of freshmen high school students enrolled at the North Central Senior High School in Indianapolis, Indiana and their academic load and scholastic aptitude. Based on the results of the survey, students who selected full schedules of class achieved a significantly higher academic achievement compared to typical students who carried lighter loads. It was also found that students with average or above average scholastic aptitude got a given academic achievement regardless of load.


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