The Brothers of the Christian Schools
(popularly known as the De La Salle Brothers)
The De La Salle Brothers, through the leadership of Br. Edmundo Fernandez FSC, opened St. Jaime Hilario School De La Salle Bataan, formerly known as Jaime Hilario Integrated School – La Salle, in June 14, 2006 originally to serve as the Catholic school of the municipality in Sitio Looc, Barangay Banawang, Bagac, Bataan. At the time when the school opened, it was the 16th school of De La Salle Philippines, the network of Lasallian schools in the Philippines.
With three sections of Grade 1 students, Br. Bernard Oca FSC and Br. Manny Sia FSC each handled one section, along with lay teacher, Mr. Alan Paul Avelino. Bishop Socrates Villegas of Balanga, Bataan, blessed the school.
The campus is situated on a 3.5-hectare lot, which was donated by De La Salle alumnus Ambassador Carlos J. Valdes, and is located 151 kilometers northwest of Manila.
Now on it’s 10th year, the Integrated School offers complete K-12 basic education program and integrates Eco-Tourism and Culinary Studies, the emerging need in the area due to tourism, into the curricula. The school features a school chapel, sports facilities, and modern classrooms.
Six La Salle Brothers have taken the leadership of the school since it opened in 2006. Br. Bernard Oca FSC (2006-2007), Br. Ricardo Angel Laguda FSC (2007-2009), Br. Jose Mari Jimenez FSC (2009-2012), Br. Normandy Dujunco FSC (2012-2015), Br. Rey Mejias FSC (2015-2017), and Br. Iñigo Riola FSC (2017 – present).
St. Jaime Hilario School De La Salle Bataan, a leading basic institution in Bataan accredited by regulatory authorities, is committed to implement enriched academic programs and professionalized operations by highly qualified faculty and staff that result to excellent performance of the students and the overall sustainability of the school.
Guided by the teachings of our Lord Jesus Christ, St. Jaime Hilario School De La Salle Bataan provides accessible and quality Catholic Lasallian Education to the people of Bataan that empowers them to bring about positive change in their families and society.
Faith: promoting a Filipino Catholic education that cultivates Gospel values and lifelong learning.
Service: developing a strong Lasallian tradition that communicates effectively a social commitment towards one’s community, country, and the Church.
Communion in Mission: nurturing a culture of respect for diversity, collaboration, and solidarity amongst the different sectors of one’s community, country, and the Church.