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San Mateo High’s “Old Brick Building” to Reopen Next Week

Old Brick Building 3.JPGOn Thursday, September 3rd from 5-6pm, the SMUHSD team will be celebrating the renovation and reopening of San Mateo High’s last building that remained from the 1920s. The new building, historically used for wood shop and an auto repair shop, is now two art studios with an art gallery, a multi-media computer laboratory, three general education classes, and a multi-purpose room.

We hope you have an opportunity to help us celebrate these new beautiful spaces.

For more background, please read the press release.


Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 8/28/15

Attention Families of Students: "Back to School Night" This Week!

"Back to School Night" is a great chance to further familiarize yourself with your school, meet teachers, and engage in your student's education. All of our comprehensive high schools will be holding their Back to School event on Thursday, September 3rd starting between 6:30-7pm (call school for exact time). Peninsula Alternative High will also be holding their Back to School Night on September 3rd, but will start at 5:30pm. Finally, Middle College's Back to School Night is Wednesday, September 9th from 6-7:30pm. Carpool is encouraged. See the event flyer with complete details.


Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 8/28/15

Student Services Office Closed Morning of September 3rd

The SMUHSD Student Services Office will be closed the morning of Thursday, September 3rd as the staff will be attending an important training to learn how to continue to serve foster youth. The opening hours on Thursday, September 3rd will be from 1pm-3:30pm. (Please note that this training is part of a series and on 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 11/5 and 11/19 the Student Services Office will also be open only in the afternoon.)  Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Posted by: Sheri Costa-Batis
Published: 8/24/15

Interpreter Service

The Attendance and Welfare Office provides on-site interpreting services for Spanish and Chinese (Mandarin) speakers. Interpreter Service available in any language upon request. Learn the details.

La Oficina de Asistencia y Bienestar ofrece servicios de interpretación en el mismo lugar para las personas que hablan español y chino (mandarín). Se dispone de intérpretes de cualquier otro idioma previa solicitud. Averigüe los detalles.



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Learn about the resources available to students and families when crisis or emergencies happen.

SMUHSD Local Control Accountability Plan 2015-2016

SMUHSD LCAP Annual Update (English)

LCAP Data Addendum (English)

SMUHSD LCAP Summary (English)

SMUHSD Resumen del Plan de Rendición de Cuentas (LCAP)


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.  

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. 


Title III Plan Annual Update 2015-16

Title III Plan Annual Update 2015-16 Budget


The San Mateo Union High School District continues to be in Program Improvement for 2014-2015 school year.  For more information click on "SMUHSD Program Improvement."  "SMUHSD Program Improvement letter (Spanish)" "SMUHSD Program Improvement Letter (Chinese)"

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