The Relationship between Parent Participation and Academic Achievement in Elementary School Students

Document Type: Original Article


Department of Educational Sciences, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran



Participation of all subsectors of a society that seeks progress and development is indispensable in the education and education of its children, and the achievement of the systems and individuals of a society to prosperity is only possible with special attention and participation to the education of the children of that society. Except with the attention, attention and special partnership of the education of the children of that society. Meanwhile, communication, partnership and cooperation between families and parents with schools are of particular importance in the performance and education of their children. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between parental involvement on communication skills and academic achievement of elementary school students.
The research is a descriptive study in terms of the fundamental purpose and collecting data, which is designed to determine the correlation-prediction relation. A sample of 254 students (126 girls, 128 boys) from the elementary school in the city of Qaen, South of Khorasan, were selected randomly and voluntarily. For data collection, regression analysis and SPSS software have been used.
The results showed that parent participation is a positive predictor of communication skills and academic achievement of students.
Conclusion: This study showed that the effect of parent participation on students' academic performance is undeniable. Parental involvement enhances student's motivation and communication skills, and this affects students' academic achievement. Parents can play an important role in the lives of their children, especially in advancing and enhancing their skills, level of education and career success in future.