Betul Districts Primary School Performance Prediction Model Using Data Mining

Manmohan Singh, Anjali Sant

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5138/bjdmn.v4i1.1559

Abstract


As this academic performance is influenced by many factors, it is essential to develop predictive data mining model for students’ performance so as to identify the slow learners and study the influence of the dominant factors on their academic performance. In the present investigation, a survey cum experimental methodology was adopted to generate a database and it was constructed from a primary. While the primary data was collected from the regular students and irregular student the secondary data was gathered from the school in class 3, 4 and 5 a total of 1000 datasets of the 2014 year from five different schools in three different districts of BETUL state Madhya Pradesh were collected. The raw data was preprocessed in terms of filling up missing values, transforming values in one form into another and relevant attribute/ variable selection. As a result, we had 700 student records, which were used for primary school prediction model construction. A set of prediction rules were extracted from primary school prediction model and the efficiency of the generated student prediction model was found. The accuracy of the present model was compared with other model and it has been found to be satisfactory.

Keywords


student performance, Decision Tree, Data Mining, WEKA

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