St. Nicholas' Parochial School in Galway is a co-educational primary school under the patronage of the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Tuam.
The primary school strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure environment, where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of pupils are identified and addressed.
While St. Nicholas' Parochial School is a school with a Church of Ireland ethos, it also has due recognition and respect for all other religions.
The school aims to provide an opportunity for each child to reach his/her full potential in a co-educational setting and a friendly Christian atmosphere. It aims to develop in each child the capacity to think clearly, creatively and critically and is a place where moral values, such as honestry, truthfulness, justice, fairness, sensitivity to others and civic responsibility, are nurtured and protected.