Loreto Secondary School Letterkenny is an all-girls voluntary Roman Catholic School under the trusteeship of the members of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary, known in Ireland as the Loreto Sisters. The Loreto Education Trust is the Patron of the school under the terms of the Education Act, 1998. The Loreto Education Trust delegates the administration of the College to the Board of Management.
- The school is a voluntary Catholic School committed to the development of the whole person. The school endeavors to develop student responsibility for learning in a safe, caring and spiritual environment where each individual experiences personal success and fulfillment.
- The school is committed to the implementation of the Education Act 1998, Education Welfare Act 2000 and the Equal Status Acts 2000-2008