The purpose of the study was to investigate the assistance parents give to their children in their homework and other school related activities, the role of parent’s educational background and their socioeconomic status on their children’s education in the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly with a view of recommending on how to improve children’s academic life. The study adopted a descriptive survey design which was to answer the research questions of the study. A questionnaire was distributed to 110 respondents and out of the sample of 110 parents, 100 usable responses were received. The application of descriptive statistics like mean, standard deviation and frequencies were used and bar charts were used to graphically demonstrate the data distribution. Pearson Correlation analysis was used to analyse data obtained with a Likert scale designed questionnaire. The results of the study revealed that parents with higher level of education most often assist their children in their homework and other school related activities. Conclusion from this study indicated that parental involvement in children’s education has a powerful impact on their academic success. Such work will not only further our understanding on how children will attain better education but will have important implications on parents with low level of education to provide quality educational resources which appears to impose the greatest impact on children’s educational outcomes.
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