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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.


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 Columbkille Donor Impact Report Now Available Online

We are pleased to share our 2022-2023 Donor Impact Report, now available online. The report chronicles the last school year and includes a full donor roll, as well as quotes from teachers and students showcasing that Saint Columbkille Partnership School is a joyful place to learn.

At a glance

  • 410 Students enrolled from 2.9 pre-K to Grade 8
  • 32 Languages spoken in the homes of our students
  • 37 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 need-based financial aid
  • 95% of students are reading at or above grade level
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