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San Mateo-Foster City School District

  • Measure X Information

    Thank you for supporting Measure X!

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  • San Mateo-Foster City School District


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  • Our Vision

    The San Mateo-Foster City School District educates and inspires students to live, lead and learn with integrity and joy.

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  • FAQs - School Choice

    The SMFCSD offers a combination of assigned schools and magnet schools. 

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 See the current SMFCSD board agenda

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Q:  How do I register my children for school?

A: Please visit the How to Register page for information about school registration.

Q: What Is my School of Assignment?

A: Use the SchoolFinder to find out. You can also look at the district map.

Q: What are SMFCSD's Magnet Schools/Programs?

A: The SMFCSD has many specialized programs. Visit the Magnet Schools page.

Q: How old must a child be to enter Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten (TK)?

A: To be eligible for Kindergarten, the student’s 5th birthday must be on or before September 1.  To be eligible for TK, the student’s 5th birthday must fall on or between September 2 – December 2.  Attend a SMFCSD Kindergarten Information Meeting in October to find out more about what to expect - Enrollment & Student Registration.

Partner with Us - LCAP Family & Community Engagement Meetings

Join your school community & district leaders to: REVIEW our district LCAP progress REFLECT on the ROOT causes of that progress RECOMMEND...

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Superintendent Coffee Chat

Join Superintendent Rosas on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 6:30-7:30 pm at Abbott Middle School for coffee and conversation.  Meetings are ...

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School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) Now Available

A School Accountability Report Card (SARC) is published for all school sites each February with the focus on the previous academic year.  T...

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San Mateo-Foster City School District is hiring. View openings:

Substitute Teaching Positions

Do you have a Bachelor’s degree and teaching, coaching or other experiences working with students? Consider becoming a substitute teacher for our District. View details

February 2019 - District Newsletter

The SMFCSD Newsletter is a publication of the San Mateo-Foster City School District covering events and sharing important information about the school district and its students.  Sign up now to receive our next newsletter SMFCSD Newsletter sign-up. To see archived editions in English and Spanish, visit our Newsletter page.  

Read our February 2019 SMFCSD Newsletter.  Highlights include: 

• 2018-2019 Superintendent Coffee Chat
• LCAP Family & Community Engagement Schedule
• Meadow Heights gives back to Paradise students
• Parkside Montessori MLK Day of Service
• School Accountability Report Cards
• Free Family Health Fair - Feb 21
• Borel Middle School Presents Newsies!
• Bowditch Middle School Presents Fiddler on the Roof, Jr.
• Teacher Recruitment Fair - March 9
• LOVE North Central Cleanup Day - April 13
• San Mateo-Foster City Education Foundation News
• School Board Meeting Highlights


Read the Fall 2018 SMFCSD Community Report.  Highlights include:
•  Message from the Superintendent
•  Superintendent Coffee Chat dates for 2018-2019
•  SMFCSD 5th Grade Music Program
•  Preschool Information Night
•  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Measure V
•  How to stay in touch with SMFCSD
•  Kindergarten & Transitional Kindergarten Information Meeting
•  We Are Hiring Substitute Teachers!

To see archived editions of the Community Report, visit our Community Report page.  

San Mateo Foster City School District

Our Mission

Our Mission

Our students are prepared to positively impact a dynamic and diverse world as they...

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San Mateo Foster City School District

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

The San Mateo-Foster City School District Strategic Plan addresses three key areas: Academic Achievement, Twenty-First Century Learning, and Citizenship & Character Education.

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San Mateo Foster City School District

20 Great Schools

20 Great Schools

The San Mateo-Foster City School District's 20 schools successfully educate approximately 12,000 students in preschool through eighth grades.

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San Mateo Foster City School District

Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)

Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)

The LCAP provides important new ways for parents to engage in decision making. Plans describe the school district’s overall vision for students, annual goals and specific actions the district will take to achieve the vision and goals.  View our Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).

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