La Salle Academy in Iligan City is a Catholic institution, inspired by the charism of its founder, St. John Baptist de La Salle, and one with other member-institutions of De La Salle Philippines in partaking the common mission of teaching minds, touching hearts and transforming lives. It envisions itself to be the center of excellence in providing Lasallian Education to the youth in a culturally and religiously diverse society of Iligan and Northern Mindanao, as a whole.
La Salle Academy upholds the core values of Faith, Service and Communion in Mission. It aims to graduate students who are academically competent, socially concerned, disciplined and compassionate men and women.
EXPLANATION OF THE CORE VALUES
Equipping the students with a balanced knowledge in all areas of scholarship in the light of the Gospel and engaging everyone in the community in a living relationship of communion with the Triune God- recognizing other faith traditions as expressions of human search for self-actualization.
•Respect for Human Dignity
•Sensitivity to other Faith Traditions
Aspiring for excellence in education that is accessible to the poor and the excluded, conscious of the protection of the environment, and a necessary means of evangelization..
•Generous (Sense of Volunteerism)
COMMUNION IN MISSION
Sharing in the development of the community in Northern Mindanao, in solidarity and collaboration with other La Salle institutions, the Church, local government and all other professions- associating together in a unity that comes through reconciliation between God, human beings and creation.
•Discipline/ Truthful (Incorruptible honesty and Emotional maturity.
•Loyal/ Devoted (Sense of nationalism).
DEFINITION OF LASALLIAN TERMS (GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF LASALLIAN EDUCATION)
LASALLIAN MISSION: providing a human and Christian education to the young, especially in schools, with the service of the poor as priority, in order to evangelize and catechize, to promote peace and justice, accomplished together as shared mission.
LASALLIAN EDUCATION: enabling persons to acquire the vision, values, attitudes and practices that support Lasallian Mission. An education that is holistic, Christian and globally competitive.
DE LA SALLE PHILIPPINES: coming together of all 18 Lasallian District Schools under one network professing One La Salle and One Sign of Faith- embarking on a journey of creative fidelity to the Lasallian Mission.
CHARISM: Lasallian charism is essentially a gift from God for the education of children and youth, poor youth particularly.
EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION: providing quality, holistic, Christian and learner-centered education that prepares the student to be globally competitive.