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.
SCHOOL BUS SCHEDULES ARE NOW AVAILABLE
ANNUAL PARENT DUES
Due to the closing of the office and COVID Restrictions we are not able to do in person transactions.
We are happy to announce that we are able to offer an online payment option. Click the PAY NOW link below to access the square checkout window. For more information about parent dues click this parent council link.
SY2020-2021 Parent dues are $60.00 per Family not student
Is now done online by Newton Transportation! click HERE for link
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 PUBLIC SCHOOLS CLOSURE UPDATE
Newton Public Schools and the Newton METCO office will remain closed until further notice. Please visit their COVID-19 page for information and resources during this school closure.
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