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Welcome to the SMFCSD Math page! 

Read on to find out information about our Math Programs, processes and placement for the Middle School Math Pathways. 


Important Information for Students Entering 6th Grade in 2018-2019 This is an exciting year as your child finishes their elementary career and prepares for middle school. Please read information below about our Middle School Math Pathways.  This letter was also sent home to all current 5th Grade students the week of 12/11/17.  

Middle School Math Pathway FAQ 

Middle School Math Pathway FAQ in Spanish


Additional Information for Families New to SMFCSD How do I have my child tested for the Middle School Math Pathways if I am new to the district?

First, welcome to the San Mateo-Foster City School District!  For new students entering 6th grade, please be sure to enroll your child at their neighborhood school (even if you are applying for a transfer). Families that have enrolled will be contacted with information about our testing dates. The assessment will be given during the school day at the end of January.


Looking for more information about the SMFCSD Math Pathways for your middle school student? Check out our SMFCSD Math Pathways document and video below.

TK-8 Math Pathways and Process   

Math Pathways and Process Video

Math Pathways and Process Video - Spanish


Interested in the latest research on Mathematics Education? Check out current articles right here.

The Universal Language by Corrie Jacobs


Did you know SMFCSD has a Board Policy for placement in mathematics for Middle School? Read it right here.

SMFCSD Board Policy Placement in Mathematics Courses


Getting Ready for High School Mathematics? Visit the SMUHSD Math webpage for more information on their programs.

San Mateo-Union High School District Math Webpage