School Resources, Family Characteristics and Student Performance: Evidence from Secondary School Entrance Exam in Turkey


Mohammadi H. , Akkoyunlu P., Seker M.

EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, vol.36, no.159, pp.155-164, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 159
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.155-164

Abstract

The paper examines the determinants of student achievement on the secondary school entrance exam (SSEE). The data for this project were collected through a survey of 810 primary-school graduates. The empirical work is carried out by forming a model on student achievement and three categories of school, student, and family characteristics from primary-school graduates who were successful in SSEE.