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The San Mateo Union High School District believes - all students have the right to participate fully in the educational process, free from discrimination and harassment.  These rights are assured to students by CA Education Code Section 200 and Penal Code Section 422.55.

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Thank You, Winter Break and Happy Holidays

iStock_000037963012Medium_Happy Holidays_Chalkboard.jpgThank you to our students, families and community members for a great 2014. School will be back in session on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Our Attendance and Welfare Office will be closed until January 5, 2015. The District Office be on Winter Break from Wednesday, December 24, 2014 to Thursday, January 1, 2015. We thank our students, families, and community members, for your continued support of the SMUHSD.  We wish you a safe and happy holiday with family and friends, and look forward to 2015.

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 12/19/14

Financial Aid Event for Parents & Seniors

iStock_000038041640Medium_Financial Aid.jpgIf you need money for college, you will not want to miss the event: FINANCIAL AID FOR PARENTS/SENIORS on Thursday, January 8th at the San Mateo Performing Arts Center.

Click here to see more details and to access community flyers in English, Spanish and Chinese.

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 12/19/14

Acclaimed Author Dr. Laura Kastner Speaks at SMUHSD in February

Save the Date!
February 3rd
"Wise-Minded Parenting: 7 Essentials for Raising Successful Tweens and Teens"
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7pm
San Mateo Performing Arts Center
Join the Peninsula Parent Speaker Series, formerly known as ParenTeen Quest, and the SMUHSD for a discussion with nationally-acclaimed author and professor, Dr. Laura Kastner. Learn all the details by clicking here.

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 12/18/14

Attendance and Welfare Office Closed

The Attendance and Welfare Office will be closed to the public from December 15, 2014 through January 5, 2015 to prepare for enrollment for the 2015-16 school year.  If you have any questions during this time, please call (650) 558-2259 or email: enrollment@smuhsd.org. 

Interpreter Service

The A/W Office provides on-site interpreting services for Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin) speakers.  Limited English Proficient (“LEP”) parent/guardians speaking languages other than Spanish and Cantonese/Mandarin will be provided language assistance services by the Attendance and Welfare Office.  Please contact:  KindyLee Mackamul, Director of Attendance and Welfare, if you need assistance regarding enrollment and school assignment matters.

Interpreter available in any language upon request.

Response to the Grand Jury Report

On July 11, 2013 the San Mateo Union High School District received a Grand Jury Report, "Capital Appreciation Bonds: Ticking Time Bombs."  At the September 12, 2013 board meeting the Board of Trustees approved the response letter from the district to the Grand Jury Report "Capital Appreciation Bonds: Ticking Time Bombs."  To read the response letter click on "Response Letter." 

Public Notice-First Five-Year Review for Burlingame High School

The Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) will conduct the First Five-Year Review of the effectiveness of the remedy for the Burlingame High School site (Site) located at 400 Carolan Avenue, Burlingame, California 94010.  For more information click on the attached notice. Public Notice for First Five-Year Review Burlingame High School 


District Calendar

Local Control Accountability Plan: SMUHSD

LCAP Year 2014-2015

SMUHSD LCAP and Annual Update Template (English)

SMUHSD LCAP Summary (Spanish)

SMUHSD LCAP Summary (Chinese)

San Mateo Union High School's commitment to monitoring progress as we move forward with LCAP is a high priority for all stakeholders - staff, families, and community members.  The foundation of this LCAP is to improve the education and achievement outcomes for all students in the San Mateo Union High School District.  

District Policies

The District Policies are now on-line.  To access click on "District Policies."

Local Educational Agency Plan

Title III Improvement Plan

2014 SMUHSD Title II Improvement Plan

Title III Year 2 and Year 4 Improvement Plan Assurance

The goal of the Title III Improvement Plan is to identify the challenges the SMUHSD has had in raising English Learner achievement and to provide a guide on how to implement a sound and effective instructional program for all English Learners. 


The San Mateo Union High School District continues to be in Program Improvement for 2012-2013 school year.  For more information click on "SMUHSD Program Improvement."  "SMUHSD Program Improvement letter (Spanish)" "SMUHSD Program Improvement Letter (Chinese)"

Student Nutrition Services

To access the Prepayment Form click on "form ."


Rental of SMUHSD Facilities

Facilities Use

To book athletic facilities, theaters, classrooms, and meeting spaces click on Facilities Rental.