RESIDENCY AND CHANGE OF ADDRESS

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    RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

     

    To be eligible for the Newton METCO Program, students are required to reside in the City of Boston and provide proof of residency and occupancy.  Once enrolled in Newton Public Schools, students and families must comply iwth the Newton Pubilc Schools residency requirements, practice and procedures.  Newton Public Schools reserves the right to request proof of residency/occupancy when students are initially enrolled as well as ther right to verify resdency at any time after enrollment., including requesting additional, updated information and/or investigation if warranted.  Such investigation may include, but is not limited to, requests for additional documents and unannounced home visits.
     
    Full text and details of the residency requirements, forms, documentation of proof of residency, and residency investigations and procedures, can be found on the Newton Public Schools website click here.
     
    The Newton METCO Program adheres to the same Residency requirements as Newton Public School with proof of residency in the City of Boston.   Residency Guidelines 
     

    CHANGE OF ADDRESS 

     

    When you move within the City of Boston you will need to change your address.
     
    How to Change your address:
     
    1. Notify your child's school of the new address.
    2. Provide the required documents to your school administration
           Renting:  lease with signatures and two (2) different utility bills.
           Own a Home:  Mortgage statement and two (2) different utily bills.
           Living with someone in Boston or have no lease agreement:  You will need to notarize and complete the Pre-Registration forms. 
     
     

     

     
     
    When you move outside of the City of Boston you will no longer be eligible to attend school in Newton Public Schools via the METCO Program.
    Please follow the instructions in the withdrawal section.