The main objective of the study was to analyze the association of mathematics achievement and
cognitive engagement at the school level. The research was followed by a quantitative research
method following a survey by administering a questionnaire on sampled 300 students for data collection. Half of
them were male students and the other half were female students in District Lahore. Data were analyzed using
inferential and descriptive statistics. The researcher has used two instruments first one mathematics achievement
test and second students cognitive engagement in mathematic. The sample was selected by convenient sampling
technique. The study revealed that students level of association of engagement and achievement was high. The
study also revealed that gender difference exists in students mathematics achievement and students cognitive
engagement. The study was also found a positive and strong relationship between students deep level strategies
used in mathematics with achievement. This study recommends that the gender difference in mathematics
achievement needs attention.
Assistant Professor, Department of Research and Evaluation, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Dy.DEO (W-EE), Depalpur. Education Department, Government School Education Department, Pakistan.