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Welcome to Hartstown Community School

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our website.  I hope that it gives you a sense of the fantastic community we have here in Hartstown Community School.

We aim to provide first class educational opportunities to our students in a welcoming, safe and respectful environment. We work in partnership with parents and the community to provide a broad curriculum that aims to meet the needs of our students.

We are very proud of our history in providing high standard education and caring for the wellbeing of our students and staff.  With over 1,000 students in our school we have a dynamic, vibrant and enriching learning environment for all.

I hope you find our website useful and that its gives you a sense of the holistic learning environment that we provide.

We are a community of educators who encourage the leaders of tomorrow.

Lucia Ryan



Mission Statement

Hartstown Community Schools seeks to provide for its pupils an atmosphere of security and belonging, focusing on the full social, moral, spiritual, cultural and cognitive development of the young person. We aspire to encourage our pupils’ sense of initiative and self-reliance, their capacity to communicate and co-operate, their perseverance and self-confidence, the development of their unique personality and the achievement of their academic goals.

Our high expectations can only be achieved if each of the partners – students, parents and teachers realise and fulfil their roles and responsibilities.


About Our School

Hartstown / Huntstown Community School is a co-educational, multi-denominational Community School founded in 1992 to cater for the educational needs of Hartstown & Huntstown 2nd level pupils. There is also a thriving Adult Education Programme which caters for the wider community.

The school is managed by a Board of Management and is publicly funded by the Department of Education and Skills.

The school has a population of over 1000 pupils, a staff of approx. 100 teachers and special needs assistants, 3 secretaries and caretaking staff. It is located on a pleasant site within a beautiful modern building, surrounded by playing pitches, tennis courts and basketball courts and landscaped grounds.

The school aims to provide the best possible education for to all the young people entrusted to our care. Working together, the Board, parents, staff and students, aim to uphold high standards we will strive to continuously improve the quality of education in Hartstown Community School so that students may achieve their full potential.