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Synonyms for nonachiever

a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates

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SAARC has been a nonachiever and the 18th SAARC summit in Kathmandu was no exception.
Other possible labels include: disadvantaged, culturally deprived, underachiever, nonachiever, low ability, slow learner, less able, low socioeconomic status (SES), language impaired, dropout prone, alienated, marginal, disenfranchised, impoverished, underprivileged, low performing, and remedial (Lehr & Harris, 1988).
But when these classmates began talking about picking up tickets to graduation and being measured for their robes, the nonachievers quietly drifted away from school.
The schools' best prospects with these youth lie in identifying discrepancies in learning styles between gifted achievers and nonachievers, then resolving to act upon them.