Date of Award
Master of Arts
Marion G. Mason Siefert
Historically, studies have debated the relationship between student grade point average and student involvement in extracurricular activities. The present study investigated that relationship. A group of 47 high school sophomores and juniors voluntarily completed and returned a questionnaire designed by the researcher, which gathered data on involvement in all-inclusive extracurricular activities, plans for attending a college or university, gender, age, and date of birth. The sample included 22 females, 24 males, and I subject who did not indicate gender. Cumulative grade point average was determined by student records. A correlation analysis indicated that a significant, positive relationship existed between grade point average and participation in extracurricular activities.
Aberasturi, Nancy J., "Effect on Participation in High School Extracurricular Activities on Grade Point Average" (2002). Theses. 436.
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