Charleville is fortunate to avail of a number of well-equipped and well performing schools that cater for children from the town and the wider area.
St. Joseph's Foundation is a nationally important institution that caters for children aged 0-18 and has a range of excellent facilities that have enabled the centre to include the following services:
Charlville has a number of childcare services that cater for pre-school and after school care services. These include the Child and Family Education Centre, Cute and Clever, Little Wonders Montessori Pre-School and Hillview Drive Community Pre-School.
St. Joseph's Infant School caters for children attending junior infants, senior infants and first class. St. Anne's Primary School is a senior girls school located on Smith's Road off the Main Street. It is funded by the Department of Education and governed by a Board of Management in accordance with the rules of the Department of Education and Science. "St. Anne’s is a dynamic, child-centred, friendly and supportive school. We are committed to maintaining a postive learning environment and our staff work hard to enable each child to develop her full potential."
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The Christian Brothers Primary School is dedicated to teaching boys from second through to sixth classes. Located on Baker's Road, it lies adjacent to the CBS Secondary School.
The Charleville Christian Brothers Secondary School has a long and proud tradition of both academic and non-academic success. The school boasts a comprehensive extra-curricular programme which provides students with the opportunity to involve themselves in a wide range of sports and other school-related activities. The school is proud to list Eamonn de Valera amongst its famous past pupils.
CBS Charleville has excelled in recent years, in terms of both educational and sporting prowess. In 2009, 81.6% of Leaving Cert students went on to attend third level. As well as this, the school achieved to reach the Harty Cup Final in 2010 and won the King Cup Munster Schools Rugby competition in its first year of trying. Students have also been very successful in setting up the Green Mile programme which aims to promote cycling amongst students. As a result, it achieved great success at the Young Environmentalist Awards in 2010.
Former Minister for Education Batt O'Keeffe (centre) formally opening the new extension to CBS Charleville in 2010. Also pictured is Eamonn de Valera
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St. Mary's Secondary School is located adjacent to St. Joseph's Infant School and St. Anne's Primary School for Girls. St. Mary's has a proud history having been founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the mid-nineteenth century. The school has a high level of academic achievement and in 2009, an extremely huge figure of 88.7% of its students went on to attend third level education.
Further details can be seen at the school's website.
Mannix College is located on the old Cork Road and caters for students that are interested in technologically based education including woodwork, metalwork and graphic design. It was named after one of Charleville's most famous sons, Dr. Daniel Mannix, Archbishop of Melbourne for 46 years. Former pupils include famous Cork hurlers Ben and Gerry O'Connor.
Charleville Adult Learning Centre is located in Mannix College and offers FETAC accredited courses for adults who would like to improve their skills. Also offers tuition in reading, writing, spelling and maths, English for non-English speakers, communication and basic IT skills. Tuition is one-to-one or in small groups.