The Correlations of Students’ Communication Skill and Social Environment with Students’ Science Achievement in Junior High School


  • Leni Purwati Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa
  • Tias Ernawati Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa
  • Hidayati Hidayati Universitas Sarjanawiyata Tamansiswa


Communication Skill, Social Environment, Science, Science Achievement


Science learning achievement is influenced by two factors, namely internal factors and external factors. Internal factors which include physiological and psychological factors. While external factors are factors that come from outside the student, these factors include family, school, and community factors. The purpose of this research is to show the correlative relationship between communication skills and the social environment with science learning achievement of 8th grade students at SMP Taman Dewasa throughout Umbulharjo Subdistrict of Yogyakarta. Data collection techniques in this study use questionnaires and tests. Descriptive analysis techniques from ideal curves and multiple regression of 2 predictors and analysis with partial analysis are used to analysis the data. Correlative research results obtained r count = 0.749 with p = 0.000, which means that there is a positive and very significant relationship between communication skills and the social environment with the science learning achievement of 8th grade students, both together and independently. The results also show the amount of effective contribution (SE), each of which came from the communication skills variable X1 = 27.9% and the social environment X2 = 29.6%.


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