Prospective Students and Families
Welcome to San Mateo! Thank you for your interest in San Mateo High School.
  • Attention all new students to the SMUHSD!
    If you are planning on attending San Mateo High School in August 2015, you must go to the Office of Attendance and Welfare located at 640 N. Delaware Street.  Appointments are NOT required, but are strongly recommended!  Call 650-558-2299 to make an appointment.
    • Priority 1 Enrollment Window opens 8:30 AM on January 7, 2015 and closes 11:59 PM February 20, 2015
  • Priority Enrollment Hours:
    Regular Office Hours: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Thursday (Lunch 12:00 to 1:00 PM), Friday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (noon)
    Extended Hours: 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM on Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays from January 7th through February 20th.
    Saturday Hours:
    January 10th, 24th, 31st and February 7th: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
    Please visit the website to get a list of all the required documents you will need to provide when you visit the Office of Attendance and Welfare
    If your school of residence is NOT San Mateo, and you would like to apply for a transfer, you must enroll first.
  • 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
  • Athletic Boosters Auction & Banquet - March 14th
    Just $40 gets you an incredible Italian meal served by our student athletes, plus music, dancing, and the opportunity to bid on live and silent auction items like...a private tour of Pixar Studios, Warriors & Giants tickets, rounds of golf at Peninsula Country Club and Poplar Creek, plus many beauty, dining, and other experiences. Click here to reserve your tickets for this fun event!
  • 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
  • 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.  
  • Use your REDcard at Target and a percentage of your purchases goes to SMHS. Thank you in advance for your support of SMHS!


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