Volume 4, Number 2 (2018) pp 102-114 doi 10.20448/807.4.2.102.114 | Research Articles
Student misbehavior is a problem affecting schools across the nation and around the world. The study focused on students’ misbehavior in the context of personal, emotional, social, spiritual, economic and psychological influences and the degree of seriousness of aggressive, delinquent, withdrawing and non-compliant behavior of Social Studies students of Cabiao National High School, Cabiao, Nueva Ecija. Descriptive research was employed using questionnaire, personal interviews and observation in gathering data. It employed both quantitative and qualitative processes. Samples were composed of students and teachers drawn from 6,730 total populations of students and 20 Social Studies teachers. The teachers assess the degree of seriousness of the different behavioral problems manifested by the student. The students manifest serious or intense aggressive, delinquent, withdrawing and non-compliant behaviors. There is no significant difference between factors that contribute to the behavioral problems of Social Studies students in personal, emotional, social, spiritual, economic and psychological factors.