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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 4
First page : (150) Last page : (157)
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Assessment of School Environment and School Safety

Sendi Seb Rengma1*, Jinamoni Saikia2 and Tulika Borah3

1Ph.D. Scholar, 2Professor, 3Assistant Professor,
Deptt. of Human Development& Family Studies
College of Community Science, Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam
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Received: 16.05.2018  |  Revised: 24.06.2018   |  Accepted: 3.07.2018  



Learning takes place effectively only when proper congenial environment and safety is provided for children in school. School environment is regarded as an important factor in child’s education that plays an inherent role in moulding the innate potentialities of the individual and help in their academic progress. The present study was undertaken to study and compare the environment and safety of government and private schools. The sample comprised of 180 school students between the age group of 14 –15 years (class-IX) drawn from the Jorhat district of Assam. Data was collected from the respondents by using schedule to assess school environment and school safety. It can be highlighted from the findings that all the private schools had high and average level of school environment and school safety but all the government schools had average and low level of environment and safety of schools. Statistical analysis (z-test) also showed a highly significant difference between government and private schools in the dimensions of school environment and school safety.

Key words: Government School and Private School.

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Cite this article: Rengma, S.S, Saikia, J. and Borah, T., Assessment of School Environment and School Safety, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(4): 150-157 (2018). doi: