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San Mateo-Foster City School District

  • November 18, 2018 Update

    All SMFCSD Schools and the District Office will be open on Monday, Nov. 19.  

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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.

Air Quality Precautions

November 18, 2018  Dear SMFCSD Families, I want to thank our families and community for working with us over the past several days a...

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Seeking Nominees for the SMFCSD Equity Task Force

The San Mateo-Foster City School District Board of Trustees seeks nominees to serve on an Equity Task Force.

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Measure V Parcel Tax Information

November 13 Update San Mateo County has released another update on Measure V.  We have moved up .7% from 64.7% to 65.4% - we need to ge...

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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

October 2018 - 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 October 2018 SMFCSD Newsletter.  Highlights include: 

• Superintendent's Update
• 2018-2019 Superintendent Coffee Chats
• Kindergarten & Transitional Kindergarten Information Night 10/29
• SMFCSD Walk to School Day 10/30
• October is National Bullying Prevention Month
• Measure V Parcel Tax Election Information
• Teacher Professional Development Day 10/5
• Parkside Montessori Walk-A-Jog Success
• Laurel Elementary Raises $75,000
• San Mateo-Foster City Education Foundation News
• School Board Meeting Summaries & Upcoming Agendas
• 2018-2019 SMFCSD Student Calendar

FALL 2018 - SMFCSD COMMUNITY REPORT

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 the 2015-2018 Plan.

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