St. Lucia's College, Colombo

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St.Lucia's College
St.Lucia's College is located in Colombo District
St.Lucia's College
St.Lucia's College
Location in Colombo District
Kotahena, Colombo 13
Sri Lanka
Coordinates 6°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
Type Roman Catholic College
Motto Pro Deo et Patria
(For God and Native Land)
Established 1880
Founder Rev. Fr. Thomas Cardinal Cooray
Principal Mr. Quintus
Staff 56
Grades 1 to 15 Local Syllabus
Gender Boys
Age 6 to 19
Pupils 1100
Medium of language Sinhala,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".


  • Mr.Quintus


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