Published Nov 23, 2020

Jian Liu

Liman Zhao  

Xiaofeng Du

Guanxing Xu


Based on a sample survey of high schools in Province S of China, this study used quantitative statistical analysis to explore the ideal matching mode of sleep time and high academic performance and established a multi-level early warning mechanism for schools that sacrifice student sleep for high academic performance. The results showed that “students achieve the best academic performance when they sleep for eight hours or more.” This is an ideal matching mode for schools to ensure the healthy development of students and build a good educational environment. Teachers, schools, education administrators, and parents should hold correct educational values and view comprehensively the relationship between students’ sleep time and academic performance. For schools that sacrifice students' sleep time and blindly pursue high grades, a multi-level early warning mechanism should be established and their rectification should be supervised.



Academic Performance, Sleep Time, Matching Mode, Early Warning

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How to Cite
Liu, J., Zhao, L., Du, X., & Xu, G. (2020). Study on the Ideal Matching Mode of Sleep Time and High Academic Performance of High School Students in China and Its Early Warning Mechanism. Best Evidence in Chinese Education, 6(2), 845–861. https://doi.org/10.15354/bece.20.ar074