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This study aimed to (1) examine relationships between primary pupil’s hope and their academic achievement, (2) examine relationships between parent’s hope and primary pupil’s hope, (3) determine the level of hope among primary pupils, and (4) examine gender differences in primary pupil’s hope. Quantitative correlation research was used in this study. Data was collected by using Adult Hope Scale (AHS), Children Hope Scale (CHS) and Average Exam Result. A sample of 375 year five primary pupils and one of their biological parents were participated. The findings indicated that there was positive correlation but weak between pupil’s hope and their academic achievement, as well as the correlation between parent’s hope and pupil’s hope. Most year five pupils in this study had moderate level of hope and there was no significant difference of the year five pupil’s hope between genders. The findings of the research have implications on several aspects included theory, curriculum and also psychology literature. The findings inform that hope intervention can be imposed on curriculum to enhance the level of hope of primary pupil. From the psychology field, hope was an important variable that linked with pupil’s life satisfaction and psychological well-being.