St. Lucia's College, Colombo

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St.Lucia's College

Coordinates6°56′55.19″N 79°51′52.34″E / 6.9486639°N 79.8645389°E / 6.9486639; 79.8645389Coordinates: 6°56′55.19″N 79°51′52.34″E / 6.9486639°N 79.8645389°E / 6.9486639; 79.8645389
TypeRoman Catholic College
MottoPro Deo et Patria
(For God and Native Land)
FounderRev. Fr. Thomas Cardinal Cooray
PrincipalJayantha Wickremasinghe
Grades1 to 15 Local Syllabus
Age6 to 19
Number of pupils1100
LanguageSinhala, Tamil
Colour(s)Maroon & White

St. Lucia's College (commonly known as St. Lucia's or Lucia's) is a Roman Catholic school located in Kotahena area of Colombo, Sri Lanka. This school was founded in 1880 and it is a Government School, managed by Ministry of Education (Sri Lanka), which provides primary and secondary education.

The School Motto both "Pro Deo et Patria" written in Latin phrase and "मेरा देवाय स स्वदेशाय।" (Swa devvaya sa swadeshaaya) written in Sanskrit phrase having same meaning as "For God and Country".


  • Jayantha Wickremasinghe


The school has Sinhala and Tamil mediums for Grade 1 to Grade 11 students. Recently the school is planning to start A/L classes.