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Effect of School-Based Feeding Program Implementation of Elementary Schools on Learners’ Academic Performance

Volume: 120  ,  Issue: 1 , March    Published Date: 03 March 2023
Publisher Name: IJRP
Views: 152  ,  Download: 63 , Pages: 27 - 36    
DOI: 10.47119/IJRP1001201320234484

Authors

# Author Name
1 MARY GRACE L. DEMERIN

Abstract

A school feeding program is a thoroughly thought-out strategy for feeding students to support academic achievement and extracurricular activities. This study aimed to determine the level of school-based feeding program management and learners performance at Esperanza District III. The researcher employed a descriptive correlational research design to attain its objectives. A total one hundred (100) teachers and 100 learner beneficiaries was included as respondents.  It utilized the descriptive and inferential statistics like mean, frequency and percentage and Pearson r moment correlation. The findings revealed that behaviour of beneficiaries was described as always observed. School feeding program was described as frequently observed. The strategy implementation was always observed in every school and food safety was implemented to keep the learners safe. Majority of the learners obtained an outstanding performance ranging from grades of 90-100. The academic performance of SBFP beneficiaries is dependent to the level of the school-based feeding program management. The effective strategy creates good communication and information dissemination to parents as well as interactive way to establish linkages in gaining support of the program.  The food safety is always observed by the school implementer of the feeding program. The implementation of feeding program is effective especially to the poor and deserving learners. When feeding program is manage properly it give san impact to the learners by giving staple and enough food to eat.

Keywords

  • School-Based Feeding Program Implementation
  • Learners’ Academic Performance