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

Eighth Grade Family Night
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
6:30pm-San Mateo Performing Arts Center (SMPAC)
Come and meet members of the SMHS Community and get your questions answered!
Tours of the school will begin at 7:30pm, leaving from the Main Gym.  Please listen for instructions during the presentation in the SMPAC.

Meet and Greet Events-
Come and meet teachers, students and parents to ask them questions about SMHS that might not have been answered.  
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
45 Stonepine Road
Please RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/Ep3OOJyYpQnDzO5F2
Foster City
Tuesday, November 15, 2015
Due to overwhleming response, the Foster City Meet and Greet will be moved to a larger location. Location will be updated shortly. Please check back soon
Please RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/Ep3OOJyYpQnDzO5F2

Principal Yvonne Shiu will be at Crocker High School Night on Tuesday, October 4th and at the Bowditch PTSA meeting on Wednesday, October 12th.


  • Seniors!
    Your panoramic photo will be in the Main Gym on Friday, October 28th. Please see the order form for more details. The photo will be taken during tutorial.
  • 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.