Welcome to Hartstown Community 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 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.

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Upcoming Events 

  • October 14, 2015Today is the closing date for 2016/17 1st Year Enrolments
  • October 22, 20153rd Year Parent-Teacher Meeting 3.45-6.15
  • October 26, 2015Mid Term Break
  • October 27, 2015Mid Term Break
  • October 28, 2015Mid Term Break
  • October 29, 2015Mid Term Break
  • October 30, 2015Mid Term Break
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Latest News from the HCS Blog

1310, 2015

Enrolment 16/17

The closing date for 1st year enrolments for 16/17 is Wednesday 14th October 2015

210, 2015

Blue Day

Thanks to all of you who supported Blue Day.  A total of €1,500 was raised which will be donated to the Red Cross to support refugees.

3009, 2015

6th Year Parent Evening

Meeting for parents of 6th year students at 8pm in Hartstown Community School on Thursday 1st October, topics include CAO applications and attendance.

3009, 2015

Visit of Romanian Minister Friday 2nd October

We are delighted to welcome Minister Angel Tilvar, the Romanian Minister for Romanians abroad.  His visit coincides with the launch of our Romanian language and culture initiative, which is run […]

1709, 2015

HCS student scores 11 A’s in Junior Cert

Congratulations to all our 2015 Junior Cert students (and their teachers) on their great results.  We acknowledge in particular the outstanding achievement of Vanessa Mordi (pictured with Mr. Bean) who […]

1509, 2015

Blue Day in Hartstown Community School

To show our support for the Dubs, Friday 18th September is Blue Day in HCS.

Students and staff who wish to participate will be asked to contribute towards supporting refugees.

1908, 2015

Programme for Opening Week 2015


Programme for Opening Week 2015



Wednesday August 26th:  School Re-opens for all staff


9.00 a.m.                     New Staff meeting in the Library

9.15 a.m.                     Principal & Deputy Principals to meet with all […]

806, 2015


Booklists for all year groups are now available under “Useful Information” above.

“Book Haven” will be in the school selling books on Tuesday 7th July (11am – 2pm) and Tuesday 18th […]