Big school, small school: Impact of the high school environment

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An investigation of the relationship between high school priorities and self-concept was undertaken. Upper and underclassmen from large and small high schools completed questionnaires and the Piers-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale. Participation in five activity areas was related to self-concept using a multiple-regression technique. The perceived similarity of each student's priorities with the school's priorities was also correlated with self-concept. The relationships accounting for the greatest proportion of the variance in self-concept scores were found among small-school upperclassmen. The results were interpreted as support for Barker's argument that small school students feel a greater obligation to participate in school activities. © 1976.

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Grabe, M. (1976). Big school, small school: Impact of the high school environment. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 1(1), 20–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/0361-476X(76)90003-5

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