The Urgency of Teachers' and Parents' Understanding of Underachievers

  • Musawir Musawir FAI Universitas Sunan Giri Surabaya
  • Sufinatin Aisida FAI Universitas Sunan Giri Surabaya
Keywords: Teachers' and Parents', understanding, underachiever


The purpose of this study is to describe the learning difficulties. Student learning difficulties can cause learning achievement to be disrupted, the assessment criteria set by the school and the teacher as an instructor cannot be achieved properly by students. The lowest passing grade in mastery learning theory assessment is 6 on a 0-10 scale or 60 on a 0-100 scale. Underachievement is a mismatch between school performance and an index of ability as evident from tests of intelligence, achievement or creativity, or from observational data. Underachievers are those whose achievement turns out to be lower than what was expected based on the results of tests of their learning abilities. Reis and McMoach define underachievement as an acute gap between potential achievement (expected achievement) and actual achievement. The result showed that The causes of undeachiever include: physical, psychological, family, peer, school, community factors, the solution is to build communication with parents and schools or vice versa


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Musawir, M., & Aisida, S. (2023). The Urgency of Teachers’ and Parents’ Understanding of Underachievers. EDUCATIO : Journal of Education, 7(4), 245-257. Retrieved from