Prospective Students and Families
Welcome to San Mateo! Thank you for your interest in San Mateo High School.
    Friday, October 2
    Wednesday, October 7
    Friday, October 9
    Tuesday, October 13
    Thursday, October 15
    Wednesday, October 21
    Friday, October 23

    Shadowing is a half day program.  Please plan on arriving around 7:45am in the SMHS library and being picked up around 1pm.  You will visit two block period classes and get a tour of the school.  There is a limit of 25 shadows per day.  Only one shadow date is allowed.  Please complete the following application.  We hope to meet you soon!

  • Eighth Grade Family Night
    Tuesday, October 27th
    6:30pm-Performing Arts Center

  • Meet and Greet Events-Save the dates!
    Foster City-Thursday, November 5th
    RSVP to info@smhsf.org by November 1st
    768 Matsonia Drive, FC

    Hillsborough-Tuesday, November 17th
    RSVP to info@smhsf.org by November 13th
    20 Percheron Place, Hillsborough

  • 8th Graders FAQs (download)
  • Advice and information from SMHS Freshman (download)
  • FAQs for Parents/Guardians (download)
  • Did you know....


  • Grand Open Reception
    M Building-Art Studios, Classrooms, Multipurpose Room
    Thursday, September, 3

    Back to School Night
    Thursday, September 3
    6:00-6:45pm-9th Grade Parent Information- PAC
    6:00-7:00pm-ELAC Meeting-Library
    6:45-8:40pm- Back to School Night-Please arrive on time and have your student's schedule handy!
    Back to School Night Information 2015 Information/Schedule
  • Friday, September 4th
    Minimum B Day
    Students dismissed at 12:20pm
  • Monday, September 7th
    No School
    Labor Day Holiday
  • 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.  
  • Use your REDcard at Target and a percentage of your purchases goes to SMHS. Thank you in advance for your support of SMHS!

Save the Date:
Bearcat Benefit, Saturday, October 10, 2015