ACADEMIC UNDERACHIEVEMENT1

1. academic achievement that falls beneath the level of performance expected. Expectations are generally determined based either on the individual's prior performance ratings, or based upon standardized testing guidelines. 2. a lack of academic achievement- the absence of a desire to do better academically.

ACADEMIC UNDERACHIEVEMENT1: "The teacher was surprised at the number of students listed in the academic underachievement column during the second semester."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACADEMIC UNDERACHIEVEMENT1," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/academic-underachievement1/ (accessed October 17, 2019).
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