School Variables and Internal Efficiency of Secondary Schools in Ondo State, Nigeria


  • T. O. Adeyemi Department of Educational Foundations and Management, Ekiti State University, P. M. B 5363, Ado- Ekiti, Nigeria


This paper investigated the relationship between school variables and internal efficiency of secondary schools in Ondo State,
Nigeria. As an expo facto and correlational research, the study population comprised all the 295 secondary schools in the State. Out of
this population, a sample of 242 secondary schools was taken and selected through the simple random sampling technique. Two
instruments were used to collect data for the study. These were the inventory and the questionnaire. The data collected were analyzed
using frequency counts, percentages, the mean, Pearson Product Moment Correlation Analysis, Correlation Matrix, Regression Analysis
of Variance and Multiple Regression. It was found that secondary schools in Ondo State, Nigeria were internally efficient. Teachers’
qualification was found to be the best predictor of internal efficiency in the schools. It was therefore recommended that increased efforts
should be made by the State government in the recruitment of teachers with higher qualifications to all secondary schools in the State


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Adeyemi, T. O. . (2012). School Variables and Internal Efficiency of Secondary Schools in Ondo State, Nigeria. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 2(3), 205. Retrieved from