Leading as a management process persuades team members towards the attainment of agreed goals. A school leader is one who develops the goals of the institution by influencing the actions of other people. The study focused on the objectives as; (a) to ascertain the usefulness of heads in educational matters, (b) to relate various aspects of headship to find their effectiveness, and (c) to arrange suggestions for the better functioning of administration at the secondary level. To answer the research question, the Head teachers, the teachers, and the students of grade 10 were engaged for data collection as the population of the study. Thirty-six secondary schools were selected from three districts of South Punjab (Bahawalpur, Lodhran, and Multan). Ten students, three secondary school teachers, and one head teacher were selected randomly from the population. Three separate research tools for the head teacher, secondary school teachers, and 10th-grade students were developed to verify the effectiveness of various aspects of school administration. A total of three hundred and sixty questionnaires for secondary school students, one hundred and eight secondary school teachers, and thirty-six head teachers were distributed among the participants. The collected data were analyzed by using different statistical formulas i.e. percentage, one-way ANOVA, and Mean Score. This comparative analysis of the various aspect of school effectiveness revealed that male administrative have better understanding and performance about the different aspects of school administration than the female administrative while the results of the study further disclosed that rural school administrative had better performance than the urban administrative.
Aspects, administrative, multifarious, co-curricular activities, human resources, financial resources