The Board of Management of St. Attracta’s National School manages the school on behalf of the patron, the Bishop of the Achonry Diocese, and is accountable to the patron and the Minister. The Board must uphold the characteristic ethos of the school and is accountable to the patron for so doing. The principal is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school, including providing guidance and direction to the teachers and other staff of the school and is accountable to the Board for that management.
The Board of Management holds 4 to 5 meetings each school year. These meetings address a variety of items including child safeguarding, budgeting, curriculum, policy development, staffing and forward planning. The term of each Board is 4 years. The work of the board of management is guided and directed by the Governance Manual for Primary Schools 2019 – 2023 (Dept. of Education & Skills, 2019).