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ERIC Number: EJ1201518
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1913-9020
Student Profiles and Academic Achievement in Mexican Middle Schools
González-Barbera, Coral; Chaparro, Alicia A.; Caso-Niebla, Joaquín
International Education Studies, v12 n1 p90-102 2019
The aim of the study was to describe student profiles associated with educational achievement from four sets of personal variables: psychological, academic, health, and technology use. A representative sample of middle school students from Baja California, Mexico, was given an ad hoc questionnaire and academic results were obtained from a standardized academic achievement test. Cluster analysis k-means allowed us to define two student profiles. Equal numbers of students were found in both groups, with Cluster 1 grouping high-achieving students and Cluster 2 those with a lower level of educational achievement. All of the personal variables help to describe and differentiate between the two groups, except for the number of times they have changed schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Mexico