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San Mateo-Foster City School District

  • 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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  • Measure X Information

    Thank you for supporting Measure X!

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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.

Measure V - Excellence in Education Measure

On November 6, 2018 voters in the San Mateo-Foster City School District will be asked to vote on Measure V - Excellence in Education Measure that ...

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Kindergarten & TK Information Meeting for Incoming Students

New student registration for the 2019-20 school year is about to begin...are you ready? Join the SMFCSD for its annual Kindergarten & TK Infor...

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Superintendent Coffee Chats

Join Superintendent Rosas for coffee and conversation.  Meetings are designed to provide an avenue for school families and community mem...

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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

September 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 September 2018 SMFCSD Newsletter.  Highlights include:

• Superintendent's Update
• 2018-2019 Superintendent Coffee Chats
• September Attendance Awareness Month Information
• Free and Reduced Lunch Meal Applications Due
• Girl Scouts Build Buddy Benches for Schools
• Parkside Montessori Gets Beautified
• SMFCSD is Hiring - Become a Substitute Today!
• San Mateo - Foster City Education Foundation: Run2FunD Education
• Measure V - Excellence in Education Parcel Tax Information
• School Board Meeting Summaries & Upcoming Agendas
• 2018-2019 SMFCSD Student Calendar

SUMMER 2018 - SMFCSD COMMUNITY REPORT

Read the Summer 2018 SMFCSD Community Report.  Highlights include:
•  Message From the Superintendent
•  Welcome to new Board Member, Kenneth Chin
•  Bayside Academy Receives $200,000 Grant from Gilead Sciences
•  Excellence in Education Measure on November 2018 Ballot
•  New AERIES Parent Portal Allows Online Updates of Student Information
•  How to stay in touch with SMFCSD
•  College Park Elementary Named California Distinguished School
•  Summer Lunch Program

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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