Journal of Basic Education

Parental Choice of Primary Schools in Hong Kong

2004.第13卷第2期(Vol. 13 No. 2).pp. 79–105

Parental Choice of Primary Schools in Hong Kong


Ming-Yan NGAN & Chak CHUNG(顏明仁、鍾澤)


This study adopted qualitative and quantitative methods in drawing data through a pilot questionnaire survey and focus interviews in chosen schools. Twelve influential factors have been identified: School Reputation; Learning Atmosphere; Quality of Teaching Staff; Results of SSPA; Quantity of Homework; Learning Content; School Activities; School Building, Facilities and Resources; Home-School Cooperation; School Location; Recommendations from Other Parents, and Pupils’ Conduct in Public. The author then presented two recommendations for practice and further research for school practitioners.