What is a lab school?
How are parents involved?
What is the profile of the Saint Columbkille Partnership School teacher?
100% of our teaching staff have or are working towards a Master’s degree. With Boston College as our partner, 90% of our teachers have earned their degrees from the Lynch School of Education and Human Development and are licensed by the State of Massachusetts. Additionally, our teachers receive 100 hours of professional development each year.
Where do the families of Saint Columbkille Partnership School live?
Are all the students Catholic?
Does the school serve lunch?
Lunch is available each day at a cost of $5. Daily offerings include choice of a hot entrée or sandwich, and a salad bar stocked with fresh fruits, vegetables, and proteins.
Do the students wear uniforms?
Yes, our students wear uniforms in all grades. All uniforms are available by ordering online at Lands’ End with the exception of the PE shirt for grades 1-8 and the Early Childhood t-shirt. These may be purchased thorough the main office for $10 each, payable by cash or check.
Are there extended day, vacation, or summer programs?
Early drop off is available for $5 per day beginning at 7:00 am.
We offer an extensive extended program, which runs daily until 5:30 p.m. at a cost of $25 per day for pre-K – Grade 4 students. For older students, there is a comprehensive co-curricular program that includes 40 clubs and activities for a nominal fee. More information can be found on our Extended Day Program page.
February and April Vacation:
During February and April vacations a full-day enrichment program is offered for pre-K – Grade 4 students.
During the summer, we offer three programs. Pre-K – Grade 4 students may attend a program of recreation and enrichment from the hours of 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. For older students, we offer a 6-week STEM camp and a 4-week Art camp from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. More information about these programs can be found here.
What athletic programs are offered?
Is there transportation available to get students to school?
Is financial aid available?
Financial aid is awarded to families who demonstrate need. Detailed information regarding financial aid is available on the school website. Approximately 45% of our families currently receive some level of financial aid.
What high schools do students attend after Saint Columbkille?
The majority of our graduates typically go on to Catholic high schools in the Boston area, while some enroll in public high schools, and others continue their education at independent schools. Please view our High School Placement page to see where our recent grads are attending school.