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Our Mission

Saint Columbkille Partnership School is a community of families, educators, and partners inspired by the values of the Gospel. We are committed to the education of children of all backgrounds in an environment that cultivates respect, mutuality and care. Rooted in the Roman Catholic tradition, we search for the truth with joy, practice the good with conviction, and contemplate the beautiful as we prepare students for lives of faith, service and leadership.

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Welcome to the only lab school in Boston offering a pre-K through grade 8 Catholic education supporting cutting-edge approaches to teaching and learning in the humanities, the arts, and the sciences against the backdrop of the Catholic intellectual tradition. We are excited to share our community with you and support you through the admission process.

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Saint Columbkille Partnership School is a pre-K to Grade 8 Catholic private school for preschool, Kindergarten, elementary and middle school students. Designated as the lab school for Boston College, we are located in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood and draw students from the nearby areas of Cambridge, Watertown, Waltham, Brookline, Newton, Chestnut Hill, Dedham, West Roxbury and beyond.

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Saint Cols Included in AP article

Saint Columbkille and parent Kira Freytag were included in an Associated Press article about the decline in enrollment at public schools as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Loyola Academy Honors November “Loyola Leaders of the Month”

Grade 6 student Zizi Etolue, Grade 7 student Draylin Beaudrault, Grade 8 student Madeline Parker, and Grade 6 remote student Rose Bragg were named November’s “Loyola Leaders of the Month” (LLM), a program implemented to promote self-awareness, practice the Jesuit philosophy, and develop a greater sense of community among the middle school community.

At a glance

  • 400 Students enrolled from 2.9 Pre-K to grade 8
  • 32 Languages spoken in the homes of our students
  • 34 Cities and towns represented
  • 100% of teachers have or are working towards a Master's Degree
  • $1.2M Amount of funds raised annually for financial aid and programs
  • 47% Nearly half of our students receive needs-based financial aid
  • 95% of students are reading at or above grade level
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