Prospective Students and Families
Welcome to San Mateo! Thank you for your interest in San Mateo High School.


Congratulations, Class of 2014
Seniors' Memories of SMHS
  • Family Packets are available for pick up in the Main Office
    Please stop by Monday- Friday from 7:30am-4pm.
    You can return your textbooks at this time, too!
  • Tuesday, August 5th
    Freshman Orientation
    All freshmen are to report to the Main Gym at 8am.
    Parents are invited to come at 12:30 pm to turn in paperwork from the family handbook, purchase PE uniforms and photo and/or yearbook packages.
  • Wednesday, August 6th
    Grades 10-12 Registration
    8:30am-12noon, SMHS Main Gym
    Please bring your overdue textbooks and library books back and/or pay your fines.
    Please complete infosnap before coming to pick up your schedule and take your ID card/yearbook picture.
    Tuesday, August 12th, please report to your registration room by 8:00am.
    Registration room assignments will be posted around the school, by grade, by last name alpha.
    Students who have not completed INFOSNAP will not be allowed to receive their schedule of classes. Please check your mail for your snap code.
  • New this year! Please mark your calendar-Tuesday, August 26th and Wednesday, August 27th will be LATE Start days. Classes will begin at 10am on both days; students will be dismissed at 3:15pm on both days. Hopefully you can use these mornings to schedule doctor/dentist appointments. The faculty will be meeting from 7:45am-9:55am to write our WASC mid-year report.
  • Please click here for the modified bus schedules and routes for Tuesday, August 26th and Wednesday August, 27th.
  • Drug and Alcohol Recognition Parent Education Series.
    September 16 and 23, 7:00-9:00 pm.
    Library Conference Room. Download the flyer
  • If you are an athlete that plans on participating in Summer workouts with a San Mateo Athletic Team, it's REQUIRED by the district that you get an updated athletic packet prior to the summer starting. By the new school year you will also need a new physical. Click here for more information.
  • San Mateo Athletics Fall 2014 - Contacts and Tryout Dates Click here
  • Purchase DVD of the 2014 SMHS Graduation:  The graduation will be recorded and available for purchase!  If you would like a DVD copy of the 2014 San Mateo High School Commencement Ceremony, please visit smhsgrad.alyssaroyce.com to place your order.
  • 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.  
  • Use your REDcard at Target and a percentage of your purchases goes to SMHS. Thank you in advance for your support of SMHS!


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To schedule a college visit, please contact Alexandra Furgiuele, College Counselor at afurgiuele@smuhsd.org