Ardscoil Rís has an active Students Council which is elected annually by proportional representation. The Council is coordinated by Ms Nic Chartaigh.
- To afford students the opportunity to play an active part in the overall life of Ardscoil Rís.
- To encourage students to become self-confident and responsible.
- To give the students an official forum to be heard.
- To foster a sense of loyalty.
- To improve communication at all levels.
- To develop the Christian ethos as is characteristic of an Edmund Rice school.
- To enhance leadership skills and encourage the holistic development of the student body.
- Chairman – Patrick McGowan
- Secretary – Brian McCarthy
- Treasurer – Liam O Shanahan