Skip To Main Content

Parents Rights and Responsibilities

Registration Packet Material

Important Information for all Parents, Guardians and Caregivers

The District is pleased to provide information for parents, guardians and caregivers related to school registration. 


Parents Rights and Responsibilities

Honesty Affidavit

District Policy requires valid proof of residence for all students.  Please read the following information carefully before signing and completing the affidavit.

Acceptable Use Agreement

The San Mateo Union High School District offers student access to the district computer network for electronic mail and the internet.  To gain access to email and the internet all students under the age of 18 must obtain parental permission.  To read the Acceptable Use Agreement, click on the item below.

Student Responsible Use Policy and Chromebook Agreement

The responsible use policy directs all students in the San Mateo Union High School District to embrace a common set of guiding principles as they utilize technology to enhance their learning, collaborate, and communicate with school and community members. The Chromebook Agreement further outlines student expectations regarding the use of their district provided chromebooks.

Authorization for medication(s) to be taken during school hours

Under the California Education Code Section 49423.6, any pupil who is required to take, during the regular school day, prescribed medication may be assisted by a school nurse or other designated school personnel.  To read more about the authorization and access the form click on the item below. This form includes the "Authorization For Use or Disclosure of Health Information" form which authorizes the disclosure and/or use of individually identifiable health information consistent with California Federal Law concerning the privacy of such information. 

Superintendent Letter for Student Medical/Dental Insurance (Separate coverage is required)

The San Mateo Union High School District does not carry medical or dental insurance for students if injured on school premises, while under school jurisdiction, or during school related activities.  The District has made available to you a medical and dental plan.  

Learn more about enrolling with Myers Stevens

To read more about insurance, click on the links below: 

Graduation Requirements

All San Mateo Union High School District students must complete a minimum of 220 credits of course work in order to graduate.  To read about the graduation requirements for the district, click on the link below.

For Students in the event of a major emergency/disaster

The San Mateo Union High School District has developed an emergency plan to be applied at every school in the event of a major emergency.  To read more about the responsibilities of the School District and Parents/Guardians Responsibilities click on the link below.

School Bus Passes

The San Mateo Union High School District provides Home to School regular education transportation for the Foster City area to the following schools, Aragon High School, Hillsdale High School, and San Mateo High School. To read more about bus transportation and to obtain an application for a bus pass, visit the links below. 

Aragon, Hillsdale and San Mateo High Bus Pass Applications

Please note: SMUHSD does not offer bus service to Burlingame, Capuchino or Mills High Schools.

2024-2025 ZPass School Bus Pass Application:  Coming Soon

2024-2025 Free & Reduced School Bus Application: Coming Soon  

2024-2025 After School Activity Bus Pass - San Mateo High School: Coming Soon