Is Naturalness of Elementary School Sites Linked to Student’s Academic Performance?

Apr 06, 2015

This study investigates the potentials of available online resources to build a research strategy that can investigate the relationship between school surrounding naturalness and children’s academic performance. Pilot data consisting of 20 randomly selected elementary schools located in Raleigh, North Carolina are used to demonstrate the proposed methodology.

keywords: School Building, Naturalness of School Sites, Academic Performance, I-Tree

Muntazar Monsur (NC State University)
Ozlem Demir (NC State University)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC)
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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