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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

  • M7 PASSES FOR OUT-OF-DISTRICT STUDENTS

     

    The Mayor has announced that all Boston students in grades 7-12 are eligible for an M7 pass. Below, families can find instructions for proving their eligibility and instructions on how to pick up their M7 Pass.

    Please read this memo view how your students can get M7's via BPS.

     https://www.bostonpublicschools.org/Page/7815

     


    METCO'S NEW APPLICATION PROCESS

     

    After a year-long study and community feedback from families and education officials, METCO is proud to announce the first major upgrade of the application system in decades.

    This NEW APPLICATION PROCESS will take effect for all applicants beginning on October 2, 2019 (enrolling in the 2020-21 school year).

    Please click the link below for more information about the process.

    https://metcoinc.org/services/enrollment/application/

Upcoming Events

  • Newton METCO Presents:  Back to School Kick Off

    Saturday, Sept 21st

    2pm-4pm

    Bruce C Bolling Building

    2300 Washington Street, Roxbury MA  02119

    Kick off Flier

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