The primary purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between management skills of school administrators and the motivation of teachers in Talomo District, Davao City. This study used the descriptive correlation research design. Descriptive design was utilized because it determined the level of management skills of school administrators and the motivation of public elementary school teachers. Purposive sampling was used in determining the respondents of the study. Only those respondents with at least three years of experience were included. Researcher-made questionnaires were used to obtain data from the 200 respondents coming from four purposely selected schools in Talomo District. The statistical tools used were weighted mean, Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient and multiple regression. The results showed that the level of management skills of school administrators and the level of motivation of teachers were both high. The study established that management skills of school administrators had a significant relationship on the motivation of teachers. Likewise, the influence of management skills of the school administrators in the prediction of motivational of teachers was significant. The test of correlation revealed that management skills of school administrators influenced the motivation of teachers.