Leonides S. Virata Memorial School

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Leonides S. Virata Memorial School
The Official Logo of LSVMS
Beryl St., RTN Campus
Rio Tuba
Bataraza, Palawan, Philippines
School type Private
Denomination Roman Catholic
Established 1986
Status functional
Oversight University of St. La Salle
Staff 45
Teaching staff 40
Grades K-1 up to 4th
Gender Male & Female
Age range 3 to 16 yrs. old
Number of students approx 1,200
Average class size 45 students
Student to teacher ratio 1:45
Medium of language English
Language Filipino, English
Hours in school day ~10 hrs. (7:20 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.)
Classrooms 25 classrooms
School colour(s) Green & White         
Athletics conference Sportsfest
Publication The Voice[1]
Newspaper The VOICE

The Leonides S. Virata Memorial School (LSVMS), also known as Virata La Salle, is a Filipino Catholic private school, founded in 1986 and is run under the supervision of La Salle Greenhills. The school is situated inside RTNMC Townsite. The school was named after Leonides Sarao Virata, a respected and distinguished Filipino economist.


1977: RTNMC opened.

1978 - 1979 It made an agreement with the DECS (now DepEd) who provided buildings and equipment for the operation of the Elementary School where Mr. Anastacio A. Villapa has been the principal

LSVMES was born within the management of DECS.

1985 - 1986 The school was privatized and Mr. Edilberto C. Cabataña was the school administrator.

1986 - 1987 LSVMS became a private school under the RTN Foundation.

1989 A Government Recognition permit was granted to the Kindergarten, Elementary and Secondary level

1993 LSVMS became a La Salle supervised school.