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There are 12,503 (October 2014) students enrolled in fifteen elementary schools (K-5), four middle schools (6-8), two comprehensive high schools (9-12) and one alternative high school.  We also have an integrated pre-school program serving 250 students. Over 70 different languages are spoken within the student/parent population.  The Newton school district belongs to the Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), a state-funded voluntary educational desegregation program enrolling approximately 3,300 Boston and Springfield students in public schools in 38 participating communities; 415 Boston students are enrolled in our schools.  Newton is also a Member of the Education Collaborative for Greater Boston (EDCO) which includes 22 urban and suburban communities.  

In addition to our regular programs, the Newton Public Schools also offer: