Stacie Gladden-Executive Assistant
100 Walnut Street, room 301
Newtonville, MA 02460
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.
Early Release Bus Schedules
ANNUAL PARENT DUES - Suspended
Due to the closing of the office and COVID Restrictions we are not able to do in person transactions.
Regular annual dues are suspended for this school year. However, if you would like to make a donation in any amount for student schoolarships or to help families in need pleack Click the PAY NOW link below to access the square checkout window. For more information about parent dues click this parent council link.
Is now done online by Newton Transportation! click HERE for link. Registration is currently closed. You must contact your METCO counselor to make arrangements to register for a bus pass.
METCO COMMUNITY MEETING
On Monday August 17th a METCO Community meeting was held on Zoom to discuss the Reopening of Newton Public Schools in September. If you miss the meeting or want to review it click the "play Now" link below.
NEWTON METCO OFFICE CLOSURE UPDATE
The Newton METCO office will remain closed until further notice. Please visit their COVID-19 page for information and resources during this school closure. If you wish to contact someone from the office you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please visit our RESOURCES page for more information and resources.
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
Wednesday September 16!
Elementary Hybrid schedule
Cohort A - Mondays and Tuesdays
Cohort B - Thursdays and Fridays
Cohort A+ - per your individualized schedule
Cohort B+ - per your individualized schedule
Grades K-2 - Cohort A . Monday, 9/21
Grades 3-5 - Cohort A - Monday, 9/28
Grades K-2 - Cohort B - Thursday, 9/24
Grades 3-5 - Cohort B - Thursday, 10/1