Prospective Students and Families
Welcome to San Mateo! Thank you for your interest in San Mateo High School.
The SMUHSD Office of Student Services is located at 839 Hinckley Road, Burlingame.
Please call, email or visit the office to make an appointment:
Please visit: http://www.smuhsd.org/enrollment for more information.


  • Please note a slight change in the A day schedule for the 2017-18 school year! 1st period begins at 8:10am and 7th period ends at 3:15pm.
  • Zero period will begin on Thursday, August 17th at 7:10am.
  • Attention San Mateo Students and Families,
    Lifetouch has provided the following link which can be used prior and after picture day. Ordering prior to picture day eliminates the mailing cost and provides the quickest turnaround time. It also allows you to retake the picture if it is not to your liking.
    When prompted, enter this Picture Day ID: BY017101Q0
  • San Mateo High School PTO - General Meeting and Speaker Series presents: The Wellness Program at SMHS on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 7pm. Find out more: English / Spanish
  • Attention all SMHS athletesAll Athletic Packets from this school year will be expiring on 6.1.17. However, starting 5.1.17, parents/guardians can complete an Athletic Packet for all 2017-2018 sports seasons. Find out more...
  • Class of 2018, the senior portrait information and appointment times will be mailed out in August. The photo dates will start on August 24th and go through August 30th.

    The Lifetouch studio is located at 990 Industrial Rd. Suite 102 in San Carlos.

    The studio number is 650 -597-1433 if you need to reschedule. You may also call that number if you wish to self schedule prior to August 24th. The studio is open currently Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00-5:00 and will change to evenings when school begins on August 16th.
  • College & Career Fair 2017
    The annual San Mateo Union High School District's College & Career Fair is here again. More than 100 vendors will speak and offer guidance to more than 1,000 students and family members who will attend this popular and informative event.

    Monday, October 16, 2017
    6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Mills High School, 400 Murchison Dr., Millbrae
    See the flyer!
  • Help raise money for SMHS by registering your Safeway Club Card, Macy's, Visa & Mastercard through eScrip! It only takes a minute but the benefits are great! Simply visit www.escrip.com and enter SMHS Bearcat PTO's eScrip account number #139430620
  • 5% of qualifying purchases at Office Depot go back to SMHS when you use SMHS's ID Number: 70014580. Tell the cashier to credit SMHS when you pay for your purchases.