North Carolina Elementary School. Administrators' Perceptions of School Building Conditions and the Influence on Student Performance

.Antonio Vento Carr, Fayetteville State University

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the administrators' perceptions on school building conditions and the influence on student performance in Pre-5 public schools. The study involved the interviewing of thirty-two elementary administrators in a southeastern state and examining the perceptions of school building conditions. Research concluded that school building conditions are relevant to student performance. It is difficult to improve students' academic performance in school buildings that are old, outdated and in desperate need of repair. The researcher analyzed thirty-two elementary schools built in two North Carolina counties. Data was collected through personal interviews to evaluate the administrators' perception on school building conditions. Analysis of the data showed that the administrators' believed that not only did school building condition influence student performance, it also affected school culture.^

Subject Area

Educational evaluation|Education|Education history

Recommended Citation

Carr, .Antonio Vento, "North Carolina Elementary School. Administrators' Perceptions of School Building Conditions and the Influence on Student Performance" (2017). ETD Collection for Fayetteville State University. AAI10991767.
https://digitalcommons.uncfsu.edu/dissertations/AAI10991767

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