Family Portal Access

  • SMUHSD Family Portal Access

    Step 1:  Go to our District website at

    Step 2:  Go to: Family > Family Portal at the top of the web page.

    Step 3:
    Find and Click on the  AERIES Icon to access the web portal to see attendance and 6 week grades.

    1. Click on “Create New Account” and you will need these 3 pieces of information to login:
    2. Student ID
    3. Primary Phone
    4. Aeries Verification Code
    5. Aeries Setup Directions:
    6. BONUS: Get the Aeries Mobile App @

    Step 4:
    Install the Canvas Parent App to access current grades and assignments. 

    1. Download the Canvas Parent App & Directions @
    2. Search for the San Mateo Union High School District- Parent  and create an account with your personal email.

    Enter a pairing code to link your student’s courses to your account. To create a pairing code, access your student’s Canvas account settings and select “Pair with Observer” to create a code that will last 24 hours. (Note: Pairing Codes are only available once students have activated their Canvas accounts and courses are live in Canvas.)