There is currently one school under the patronage of An Foras Pátrúnachta in Co. Laois..
Gaelscoil Phort Laoise is a coeducational school with a Catholic characteristic spirit. From the foundation of Gaelscoil Phortlaoise in 1998, the school has gone from strength to strength. The children, teachers, helpers and parents get on excellently with each other. The school is based in a new building with 16 classrooms, 6 learning support room, a hall, library and more.