The success of any educational system is a joint responsibility of every component of the system in service to the organization,, similarly the success of primary of primary education in Nigeria is hinged in co-operation between individual parents community and Government. In any case, position of primary education in Nigeria today leave much to be desired as local community bluntly refused to co-operate and participate in financing this crucial level of education, but leave it at the mercy of government. It is in this predicament that this study is designed to investigate the extent of community participation in Igueben Local Government Area of Edo State. It is in this search light that a structure questionnaire of items was designed especially on the area of focus and administrated on a number of people in randomly selected procedure in the course of the study.
Education is an instrument with which a nation is shaped into a desirable technological, sociological and economic standard. In realization of the importance of education, developed nations use it to better their lots. This government, community and individuals who desire to progress would not hesitate to invest in education in view of the value attached to it, because the success of any educational programmed depends on collective responsibilities. The study is aimed at assessing community participation in the management of primary schools in Edo State. It is considered important because primary education is the starting block of all education.