Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School operates as part of the 38 schools and colleges that make up Catholic education in Tasmania and is administered by the Tasmanian Catholic Education Office.  

The School Board works in collaboration with the Principal in the planning for, and bringing to reality, improvements in all areas of function at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School. The Board also oversees the responsible supervision of school resources and sees that the school meets its governmental, financial, industrial and legal obligations.