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Republic of the Philippines

Department of Education
Region X
Division of City Schools
CABILI VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Santiago, Iligan City

AN ACTION RESEARCH ON ABSENTEEISM OF SELECTED


GRADE I PUPILS
OF CABILI VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
School Year 2012-2013

Submitted by;
ELVIRA L. PADILLA
Teacher III

Noted by;
GEMMA L. SAMSON
Principal I

AN ACTION RESEARCHON ABSENTEEISM OF SELECTED


GRADE I PUPILS
OF CABILI VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
School Year 2012-2013

Chapter I
Introduction
One of the biggest problems in almost all schools, be it in tertiary, secondary or
elementary level is the poor attendance or absenteeism. Pupil in the elementary schools
especially those far flung areas and in the lowest section are noted to have poor school
attendance.

Statement of the problem


Specially, the study on absenteeism of the Grade I pupils of Cabili Village
Elementary School, Santiago, Iligan City will seek to answer the following questions:
1. What are the causes of pupils absenteeism?
2. What are the ways and means to stop or minimize pupils absenteeism?
Significance of the study
The ultimate objectives of the study is to generate findings that will provide varied
strategies that can offer tangible results on the different measures which the teachers
are using. Furthermore, the researching will guide the:
Parents to encourage their child in going to school.

Teachers find out causes of pupils absenteeism.


There is a smooth interrelationship between them and the students who
come from well off family.
Chapter II
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
This chapter dealt with the reviews of the related literature and studies which give
support to the study conducted by the researcher.
From the findings of Molina (as cited by E. Padilla in her study on the factor
causing the childs absenteeism) it was revealed that pupils have poor attendance
especially in the afternoon because of these factors: lack of interest in going to school,
parents are factors of the pupils absenteeism, computer video games, TV drama series
play important parts in pupils poor attendance, and pupils in the hinterland schools
have very poor attendance.
Chapter III
METHOLOGY
This study made use of the descriptive survey method. The instruments used in
this study was the structure interview constructed by the researcher.

Chapter IV
PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
This chapter deals on the presentation, analysis and interpretation of data
regarding the respondents profile, the strategies used by the teachers and the pupils
who have poor attendance.
Pupils may develop a positive traits include all qualities that help in the
development of a well rounded individual with a satisfying personal, family and
community life.
Scope and limitations of the study
This study was conducted in Cabili Village Elementary School, Santiago, Iligan
City. The respondents are Grade I-Atis Teachers, pupils and parents.
Definition of Terms
Absenteeism prolonged absence of a pupil from his/her class, chronic
absence (as from work or school).
Interrelation to bring into mutual relation.
School an organization that provides instruction as an institution for the
teaching of children.

TABLE I
Absences of Grade I Pupils for the Whole Year
Students
Andaloc, Jeven T.
Malagar, Von G.
Manosa, Clive Juniel L.
Nadorra, Ricker Mark P
Militante, Romnick B.
OconIvan, Christian P.
Torres, John Ruskin A.
Torres, John Vincent C.
Bora, Adel A.
Bora, Asliah A.
Hataas, Elizza Mer T.
Calibo, Sheila May T.
JalosMa. Sherry JoyM.
Tito, Christy Angeline G.
Tolentino, Michelle M.
Manquiquiz, Chriszel G.
Arado, Rosil
Flores, Kirk
Lacungan, Len Mark
Galua, Joven
Deniga, John Vincent
Bonita, Brian
Aragon, Kristine Kay
Hones, Jonalyn
DeCastro, Princess

June

July

Aug

Sept

Oct

Nov

Dec

Jan

Feb

Mar

6
4
3
4
3
3
4
3
2
3
3
3
3
2
3
2
5
6
13
5
4
4
3
4
2

2
3
2
3
4
4
5
4
4
3
4
4
2
2
3
3
8
6
7
6
3
3
4
3
3

5
6
4
4
3
4
6
4
3
4
4
4
3
4
2
3
7
5
8
8
3
4
3
5
3

3
8
3
3
2
5
5
3
5
3
5
3
4
3
5
2
6
6
5
4
3
4
3
4
4

4
5
3
5
4
6
5
5
3
4
3
4
2
3
3
4
7
5
5
3
4
5
4
4
3

3
7
4
4
3
2
4
3
4
4
2
6
3
4
4
2
7
7
6
7
2
5
4
3
4

3
3
2
3
4
3
5
4
6
3
3
3
4
2
3
3
8
6
8
7
5
4
5
4
3

3
4
3
2
2
3
6
3
5
3
4
2
3
4
9
2
8
6
7
6
4
4
3
5
3

4
5
4
3
3
4
5
3
4
3
3
2
2
3
7
2
7
4
6
6
3
4
3
3
2

3
2
4
3
3
2
4
4
2
2
3
3
4
3
4
3
5
5
6
7
4
6
2
5
3

The table shows that 59% of the pupils said that they have poor attendance and
41% have good attendance.

TABLE 2
In the interview with the respondents according to the factors that causes pupils
absenteeism they are absent due to the following reasons:
NO

YES

Poverty

11

44%

14

56%

Take up jobs to earn a living for the family

10

40%

15

63%

Help parents in their daily home chores

12

49%

13

52%

Malnourished

28%

18

72%

Broken Homes

20

80%

20%

Lack of interest in learning

36%

16

24%

Lack of supervision or follow-up at home

24%

19

76%

Illness

15

60%

10

40%

Viewing Television

32%

17

68%

Computer Games

16%

21

84%

Lousy Teachers

10

40%

15

60%

Terror Teachers

20

80%

20%

Table 2 reveals that poverty is 56%, take up jobs to earn a living for the family is
63%, help parent in their daily home chores 52%, malnourished 72%, broken homes
20%, lack of interest in learning 64%, lack of supervision or follow-up at home 76%,
illness of 40%, viewing TV is 68%, computer video games 84%, lousy teachers 60%,
and terror teachers is 20%, as factors that causes the pupils absenteeism.

Conclusion:
In the light findings of the study the following conclusions were arrived at:
1. Through discipline, follow up and keen supervision of the parents at home
absenteeism can be corrected.
2. Love, understanding, consideration and attention to the needs of children or
pupils will help straighten delinquent children.
3. Coordination of both parents and teachers to solve the problem.
4. Teachers should be friendly to pupils to know the cause of their frequent
absenteeism and delinquency.

Recommendations:
1. The teachers should endeavor to discover the factors and causes that
adversely affect the child.
2. Follow up of parents at home.
3. Home Visits
4. Parents should let their children help on Saturdays, Sundays or holiday only
to minimize absences.
5. Parents should be well oriented on the value of education.
6. Discipline on viewing their television programs, e.g. Friday or Saturday nights
or after studying their lessons.
7. Teachers should make their lessons interesting to pupils to arouse their
interest in going to school regularly.

8. Classroom discipline should not very stiff as to develop fear on the part of
pupils.
9. Parents should be given seminars on the adverse effect of broken homes to
their children.
10. Mothers should be trained on the food preparation and how to feed their
children properly to avoid malnutrition.