The school operates under the patronage of the Diocese of Kerry, under the Trusteeship of the Presentation Sisters and fully supports the religious and educational philosophy of the founder Nano Nagle. The school is managed by a Board of Management, is funded by the Department of Education and Skills and operates in accordance with the provisions of the Education Act 1998, other legislation and within the guidelines and regulations set down by that Department. The composition of the Board of Management is as follows:
The Board of Management of Sacred Heart Primary School for the term 2015 - 2019 is constituted as follows:
Fr. Seán Jones: Patron’s Nominee
Orla Hickey: (Chairperson).
Hilary O Callaghan and Mick Boyce: Parents’ Nominees
Ann Dillon: Staff Nominee
John Hickey (Principal & Secretary),
Brian Hennebery and Ciara Looney: Community Nominees