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.
Maricel SheetsDirector of METCO617email@example.com_gladden@newton.k12.ma.usStacie GladdenExecutive Secretary617firstname.lastname@example.orgLisa Reed, MSWMETCO CounselorNewton North617email@example.comKatani SumnerMETCO CounselorNewton South617firstname.lastname@example.orgMelissa WongMETCO CounselorDay/Cabot/Burr/Franklin/Horace Mann/Peirce617email@example.comAlyssa ArzolaMETCO CounselorOak Hill/Bowen/Memorial Spaulding617-559-9200 (Oak Hill)
Emergency Access LineTo inquire about weather relatedemergencies such as weather-relateddelays or school closings:Call 617.559.9699Emergency ContactIt is a good idea to keep an emergencycontact card in your child's backpack tohelp METCO Inc staff quickly contactsomeone in case of an emergency.
Sandra StewartBus Monitor (Kindergarten 1)Franklin/Burr/Williams/PeirceTBABus Monitor (Elementary 1)Horace Mann/Angier/Mason Rice/ZervasBonnie Palmer-PennBus Monitor (Elementary 2)Ward/Bowen/Countryside/Memorial-SpauldingDarlene AtkinsBus Monitor (Elementary 3)Underwood/Lincoln Eliot/CabotNadine PankinsBus Monitor (Elementary 4)Franklin/Burr/Williams/PeirceRobin Elam-MillerBus Monitor (Boston Bus 5)Bigelow/Oak Hill also Brown/Oak Hill late busTBABus Monitor (Boston Bus 6)Day/Brown also Bigelow/Day late bus