Overview of Our District

  • The San Mateo Union High School District (SMUHSD) provides award-winning high school and adult education to the residents of Foster City, San Mateo, Burlingame, Hillsborough, Millbrae and San Bruno.  Approximately 8,900 students attend six highly-rated comprehensive high schools, a special Middle College program in conjunction with the College of San Mateo, an alternative/continuation high school, and a robust Adult School Program. In addition, SMUHSD is the authorizing district for Design Tech High School, located in Burlingame.  All our programs and schools are characterized by excellence and a commitment to providing the finest education possible for the students they serve. The District has graduated an estimated 134,000 young people since its founding in 1902.