Student Performance Predictions Using Knowledge Discovery Database and Data Mining, DPU Students Records as Sample


  • Bareen Haval Duhok Polytechnic University, Technical Institute of Administration, Dept. of Management Information System, Iraq - Kurdistan
  • Karwan Jameel Abdulrahman Duhok Polytechnic University, Technical College of Administration, Dept. of Information Technology Management, Iraq - Kurdistan
  • Araz Rajab Abrahim Duhok Polytechnic University, Technical College of Administration, Dept. of Information Technology Management, Iraq - Kurdistan



Mining Educational Data, Models of Classification, Prediction, Data Set, Estimation


This article presents the results of connecting an educational data mining techniques to the academic performance of students. Three classification models (Decision Tree, Random Forest and Deep Learning) have been developed to analyze data sets and predict the performance of students. The projected submission of the three classificatory was calculated and matched. The academic history and data of the students from the Office of the Registrar were used to train the models. Our analysis aims to evaluate the results of students using various variables such as the student's grade. Data from (221) students with (9) different attributes were used. The results of this study are very important, provide a better understanding of student success assessments and stress the importance of data mining in education. The main purpose of this study is to show the student successful forecast using data mining techniques to improve academic programs. The results of this research indicate that the Decision Tree classifier overtakes two other classifiers by achieving a total prediction accuracy of 97%.


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How to Cite

Haval, B., Abdulrahman, K. J., & Rajab Abrahim, A. (2021). Student Performance Predictions Using Knowledge Discovery Database and Data Mining, DPU Students Records as Sample. Academic Journal of Nawroz University, 10(3), 121–127.