St. Columbkille Partnership School

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  • Saint Columbkille School was founded in 1901 by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.
  • In spring 2006, an historic Catholic school partnership established a new governance model for Saint Columbkille Partnership School – the first of its kind for Catholic education in the United States.
  • The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston, Saint Columbkille Parish, and Boston College have combined their resources in educational leadership, academic practice and research, student development, and religious formation to create a flagship Catholic school in Boston and a new national model of excellence in Catholic elementary education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Middle School Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1901

Student Body

Total Students351 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeSt. Columbkille Partnership School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,100
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $5100 to $7000 on the grade. Discounts for mulitple children from one family.
% on Financial Aid
39%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Admissions DirectorCarol Cashman

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Crew, Field Hockey, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Track and Field, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballCrew,
Field HockeyNordic Skiing,
SnowboardingTrack and Field,
Ultimate Frisbee

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art Club, Chorus, Drama Club, Engineering Club, Garden Club, Instrumental Lessons, Knitting Club, Math Club, Publishing Club, Sports Club, Strong Women Strong Girls, Student Council

School Notes

  • Today, our diverse community consists of more than 300 students from more than 30 Boston neighborhoods and surrounding suburbs. Seventy-eight percent of our students are Catholic. Our students represent more than 20 nationalities. While our demographics are different today, the values and expectations for academic excellence remain the same
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