Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievements of Elementary Pupils in Mathematics of Batangas State University ARASOF Nasugbu, Batangas: Input to a Proposed Development Plan


The study sought to find the correlation between the emotional intelligence and academic performance in mathematics of the elementary pupils of Batangas State Unversity ARASOF Nasugbu. A standardized questionnaire entitled Bar-On Emotional Quotient Inventory: Youth Version was used to measure the emotional intelligence of the seventy-five (75) pupils which includes intrapersonal, interpersonal, stress management, adaptability, general mood, positive impression scale and total emotional quotient of the respondents. The final grade in mathematics was used to measure the academic performance in mathematics. The intrapersonal skill of the pupils show that they demonstrate their feelings honestly and for the interpersonal skills having friends is the most important thing for them. The study also shows that respondents have adequate emotional and social capacity including coping for daily demands and pressures.The findings of the study showed that the emotional quotient had no significant difference in terms of their gender and ages and that there is no relationship between emotional and academic performance in mathematics of the elementary pupils of Batangas State University – ARASOF Laboratory School. Emotional intelligence is seen as an important element in life based from different studies that is why additional activities about emotional quotient and mathematics
was recommended so students will excel in mathematics and be people-smart.

Keywords: academic performance, emotional intelligence, mathematics

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