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  • Lisa Gilbert-Smith-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 in Boston.  Please click the link for online enrollment process.
    The Newton METCO Program does NOT accept registration application, referrals or transfers. 

Noteworthy News



    Is managed online by Newton Transportation! 

    Bus registration is temporarily CLOSED for Boston students for the 2022 school year. Myschoolbucks will reopen for registration on Friday September 3rd.  You may register for the bus using the MySchoolBucks online bus registration portal at: www.myschoolbucks.com. For instructions, please read this document.  For assistance with MySchoolBucks please contact Newton Transportation at bus_transportation@newton.k12.ma.us after September 3rd.


Upcoming Events



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