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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.

Special Board Study Sessions Planned for May 28 & June 6

Join us for two Special Study Sessions on Tue, 5/28 & Thu, 6/6 at 5:00 pm to review our Cultural Pluralism Policy, draft Equity Policy, M...

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SMFCSD Summer Enrichment Theater Program Registration Now Open!

Join us for a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious summer! Registration for the SMFCSD Enrichment Theatre Program "Mary Poppins Jr." is now open! Sp...

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Proposed Update to SMFCSD Vision & Mission

Join School Board Trustees Watkins & Corzo to engage in conversation about a proposed update to the SMFCSD Vision and Mission Statements. Cho...

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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

SPRING 2019 - SMFCSD COMMUNITY REPORT Spring 2019 SMFCSD Community Report

Read the Spring 2019 SMFCSD Community Report.  Highlights include:
•  Message From the Superintendent
•  Thank you for your support of Measure V 
•  Borel & Bowditch Named CA Distinguished Schools
•  Equity Task Force Work
•  Measure X Facilities Bond Update
•  LCAP Spotlight with Asst. Superintendent, David Chambliss

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







May 2019 - SMFCSD 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 SMFCSD May 2019 Newsletter.  Highlights include: 

• Superintendent's Update - New School in Foster City, Staff Appreciation Weeks
• Proposed Update to SMFCSD Vision and Mission Statement Meetings
• LCAP Engagement Feedback
• LEAD Elementary celebrates Autism Awareness Month
• Vision to Learn Donates Eye Exams & Glasses to Students
• Bowditch Student Take GOLD in Math Competition
• College Park Students Win First Place in SF Parade
• Bowditch Students Hear from Holocaust Survivor
• Community Conversations - Housing in San Mateo
• Immigration & Legal Rights Seminar
• Upcoming Turnbull, Festival, LEAD Festival & Bowditch Carnival
• San Mateo-Foster City Education Foundation News
• School Board Meeting Highlights

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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