Principals’ Leadership Practice, School Culture and Students Academic Achievement in the Case of General Primary Schools of Enjibara Adminstrive Town

Agegnehu Alene Demozie


The objective of the study was generally to investigate the leader ship practice, school culture and  students’ academic achievement in Enjibara administrative town government primary schools and to provide possible ways of improving the practices and students out come Descriptive survey research design was used and data was primarily collected through questionnaire, interview and document analysis from primary schools. Out of 7 government primary schools, 4 schools were selected through simple random sampling technique. From these schools 91 teachers were selected through stratified random sampling technique and data also analyzed by using one-sample t-test by using SPSS 20 version.The findings of the study showed that the school leadership practice and school culture practices reported mean was lower than expected results and as the result the students achievements was above average and nearest to the expected mean.  There is strong significant relationship between the school leadership practice and school culture practice and also students’ achievements have positive but very weak relationship with leadership practice and school culture. The conclusion drawn from this study showed that the school leadership practice and school culture practices were lower than expected mean but the result of the students’ achievements was at average level.Consequently, to improve the school leadership practice, school culture and students achievement the major recommendations forwarded which were; woreda education officials, cluster supervisors and all stake holders should consider a special leadership and management programs to be exercised to build positive school culture and building the capacity of school principals towards managing  and leading school activities All levels of education offices should consider in improving the capacity of the school principals and on building positive working atmosphere to enhance students’ achievement. The training policy of principals should consider improving the principal leadership quality which contribute for increased students’ achievement.

Keywords: School  Principals, leadership practice, school culture, students’ academic achievement, general primary schools

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