Academic Stress, Academic Motivation, and Its Relationship on the Academic Performance of the Senior High School Students

Jhoselle Tus


Academic performance is dependent on multiple factors, two of which are stress and motivation. It is an essential aspect for senior high school students as they are nearing college life and because having better academic performance yields better opportunities in life. The study used a descriptive-correlational approach to examine the students' stress and motivation and their relationship with their academic performance. The data was gathered through the Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) and the Academic Motivation Scale (AMS). The study's findings revealed that students' stress and motivation were average and above average, respectively. Moreover, the academic performance of the students was mostly satisfactory and very satisfactory. Furthermore, the study found that stress and motivation have no significant relationship with students' academic performance.


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