The research main purpose was to reveal if leadership styles of school leaders and teacher’s work motivation significantly influences teaching performance. In this study, the respondents were the 397 public elementary school teachers teaching in Maco North District and Maco South District for School Year 2021-2022. This research used quantitative design with a non-experimental method utilizing a correlational technique with regression analysis. The Mean, Pearson-r, and Regression Analysis were the statistical tools employed in analyzing the data gathered. The study revealed a very high level of leadership style of school leaders in terms of recognition, participation, diversity, and openness. It also showed the very high level of teacher’s work motivation regarding achievement, affiliation, and power. A very high level of teaching performance in terms of quality work, accuracy, initiatives, work ability, and communication skills as revealed on the findings of the study. Also, the result of the study confirmed principal’s leadership style and teaching performance has significant relationship. The study confirms that work motives of teachers also contribute to teaching performance.