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    Maricel Sheets-Director
    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. 

Upcoming Events

  • November 21, 2018


    Thanksgiving Early Release

    Wednesday November 21 


    See Transportation page for bus schedules


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  • November 22 - 23, 2018


    Thanksgiving Recess

    Thursday November 22

    Friday November 23


    No School 


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  • November 25, 2018


    METCO Presents

    WET: A DACAmented Journey

    A hilarious and heartbreaking story of what it means to be an American in every way except one: on paper. Tickets are just $10 (regularly $60). The entire METCO community is invited to enjoy discounted parking, free appetizers, music, and a post-show reception with the performer in person!

    Sunday, November 25th at 2pm

    Emerson Paramount Center, Boston


     Reception with the performer following the show


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  • December 1, 2018 


    2018 Newton Family Conference

    Saturday December 1, 2018   1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Newton North High School

    457 Walnut Street, Newton, MA  02460

    Click link to register for conference workshop



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