Prospective Students and Families
Welcome to San Mateo! Thank you for your interest in San Mateo High School.

Enrollment for the 2016-17 school year begins Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
The SMUHSD Office of Student Services is located at 839 Hinckley Road, Burlingame.

Please call, email or visit the office to make an appointment:

Enrollment begins January 10, 2017. Families with appointments will be taken before walk-ins. Deadline for Priority 1 Enrollment, Deadline to apply for Intra-District Transfer, Deadline to apply for Sibling Transfer: February 24, 2017
Please visit: http://www.smuhsd.org/enrollment for more information.


  • Spring Recess
    No School
    April 3-7
  • The Congressional Art Competition For High School Students! This annual art contest is open to all high school students. The Deadline is fast approaching: April 7. The winning artwork displays in Washington DC! See Ms. Stock or Ms. Yapp with questions. Download information about how to submit an entry.
    Wednesday, April 12
    Welcome Reception for the Families and Students of the Class of 2021 hosted by the SMHS Foundation
    Lobby of the SM Performing Arts Center (SMPAC)
  • SMHS Staff Appreciation Week (SAW)
    April 17-21
    Volunteers and Donations Needed! 
    Get ready to show our love through a fun week of activities and good food for our wonderful San Mateo High teachers and staff.  There are many ways for families to participate.  Last year over 400 families made this week a success!
    Click this link to Sign Up Genius to sign up.
    1. Donate gift cards ($10- $50 value), sports or entertainment tickets for the Raffle- bring donations to the office.
    2. Make a monetary donation to underwrite the event.   Checks to PTO/SAW- bring to the office.
    3. Review all the food and supplies needed.  Opportunities to make homemade baked goods, purchase drinks, make a Costco stop and help each day.
    Questions?  Please contact Carol Rossi, carol_rossi@yahoo.com, SAW Chair.
  • The 15th Annual San Mateo High School Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet, Saturday, May 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm. Find out more...
  • Need extra help? Ms. Kalinski, Ms. Cintas, Ms. Zenilman and Ms. Malone are ready to help you!
    Homework Center
    Tuesdays and Thursdays
    SMHS LIbrary

    Library Hours
    Monday- Thursday
  • SMHS has changed photographers for the 2016-17 school year from Prestige/Lifetouch to Still Light Studios.

    Attention, Class of 2017! Please sign up for your senior portraits! They will be taken on campus! Please read the webpage. Please click on this link for more information.
  • Help raise money for SMHS by registering your Safeway Club Card, Macy's, Visa & Mastercard through eScrip! It only takes a minute but the benefits are great! Simply visit www.escrip.com and enter SMHS Bearcat PTO's eScrip account number #139430620
  • 5% of qualifying purchases at Office Depot go back to SMHS when you use SMHS's ID Number: 70014580. Tell the cashier to credit SMHS when you pay for your purchases.