Loreto National School which is under the patronage of the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin is situated in the Parish of the Assumption, Dalkey at Harbour Road.
The school which was founded by the Loreto Order – known as the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (foundress Mary Ward) – has an enrolment of 327 pupils aged between four and twelve years. Boys are catered for up to and including first class.
The school has a staff of sixteen teachers. Loreto has a thriving Parents’ Association which supports the work of the school in a myriad of ways. Mary Ward’s core values of justice, freedom, sincerity, truth and joy are at the heart of school life in Loreto Primary School, Dalkey.