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    Lisa Gilbert-Smith-Director
    Stacie Gladden-Executive Assistant

    617-559-6132
    100 Walnut Street, room 301
    Newtonville, MA 02460

Welcome

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    M.E.T.C.O. Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity is a state-funded educational program designed to eliminate racial imbalance through the busing of children from Boston and Springfield to public systems in surrounding suburban metropolitan communities.

    The METCO Program is open to all children of African American, Latino, Asian and Native American descent who reside in the City of Boston and volunteer to participate.

    The Newton METCO Program is comprised of a diverse group of students from broad ethnic, cultural, economic and religious backgrounds possessing a range of educational strengths and needs. Newton's METCO program is the largest, maintaining a targeted enrollment of 431 students (3.4%).  Students are enrolled in all 21 schools, in Kindergarten
    through Grade 12.

    Enrollment into the Program begins at the METCO, Inc. office at 40 Dimock Street in Roxbury.
    The Newton METCO Program does NOT accept registration application, referrals or transfers. 

Noteworthy News

  • TRANSPORTATION REGISTRATION 

    Is now done online by Newton Transportation!  click HERE for link


    NEWTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSURE UPDATE

     

    Newton Public Schools and the Newton METCO office will remain closed until further notice.  Please visit their COVID-19 page for information and resources during this school closure.  


    COVID-19 RESOURCES

    Please visit our RESOURCES page for more information and resources.  


     

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