Prospective Students and Families
Welcome to San Mateo! Thank you for your interest in San Mateo High School.
  • Welcome Reception for all incoming SMHS Students
    Please join us on Wednesday, May 6th from 6:00-7:30pm in the Lobby of the Performing Arts Center. Come and meet parents from each of our Booster Groups, teachers, Administration and our students! Come show your Bearcat Pride and purchase some spiritwear, too!
  • Incoming 9th Grade Orientation & Course Selection Information
  • Incoming Freshman Resource Guide - Download
  • 8th Graders FAQs (download)
  • Advice and information from SMHS Freshman (download)
  • FAQs for Parents/Guardians (download)
  • Did you know....
Congratulations, Class of 2014
Seniors' Memories of SMHS


  • SMHS Parents-Please sign up to help out with Staff Appreciation Week-April 13-16
  • If you would like to request additional tickets to our graduation ceremony, please print the application and have your student turn it in directly to Mrs. Cervantes, in Student Service's office. Please have your student get their library, textbook and school fines signed off prior to turning it in.
  • News from the Counseling Department, Help with College Applications. Download
  • Dear Students: Please use this website to schedule and order any school photos including the senior portraits. Thank you!
  • 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
  • Use your REDcard at Target and a percentage of your purchases goes to SMHS. Thank you in advance for your support of SMHS!
  • 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.  


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To schedule a college visit, please contact Alexandra Furgiuele, College Counselor at afurgiuele@smuhsd.org