For information on registration for the next school year (2017-2018) -
Please see our How to Register for the 2017-2018 School Year page for more information.

 

New student registration for the 2016-2017 (CURRENT) School Year

WELCOME 

Welcome to the San Mateo-Foster City School District (SMFCSD). We are excited to welcome you to our schools and help guide you through the process of registering your child.

GETTING STARTED

All students are assigned to a school based on their home address. To find your child’s school of assignment, visit our District website School Assignment page. Students must be physically living with their parent/guardian within district boundaries at the time of registration (BP 5111/Education Code 48200).

Residency - Students must be physically living with their parent/guardian within district boundaries at the time of registration (BP 5111/Education Code 48200).  Ownership of real property within the district does not in and of itself constitute residency.

Transfers - Parents who would like their child to attend a school other than their assigned school can go through the transfer process. To find out more, visit our District website Transfers & School Choice page. There you will find information about school options, the application process and application deadlines. The transfer process begins in December 2015 for Magnet Schools and March 2016 for neighborhood schools.

AGE & GRADE LEVEL ELIGIBILITY

  • Kindergarten: Children entering kindergarten must be 5 years old by September 1, 2016.
  • Transitional Kindergarten (TK):  Children entering Transitional Kindergarten must be 5 years old on or between September 2 – December 2, 2016.

  • Students who do not turn 5 by December 2, 2016 are not eligible to enroll in school for the 2016-2017 school year.

WHEN AND WHERE DO I REGISTER MY KINDERGARTEN & TK CHILD?

Parents will complete registration forms through our online registration system, then go to their school site and submit all required registration documents.  After March 11, 2016, please contact your neighborhood school for more information. 

WHICH SCHOOLS HAVE A TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN PROGRAM?

The following schools have a Transitional Kindergarten program – Audubon, Baywood, Brewer Island, Foster City, George Hall, Highlands, Laurel, LEAD, Meadow Heights, San Mateo Park & Sunnybrae. If your neighborhood school does not have a TK program, your child will be placed at a school that does for their TK year and then return to their neighborhood school for Kindergarten.

HOW DO I REGISTER MY CHILD FOR 1st - 8th GRADE?

Parents will complete registration forms through our online registration system, then go to their school site and submit all required registration documents.  After March 11, 2016, please contact your neighborhood school for more information. 

WHAT DOCUMENTS DO I NEED TO BRING TO REGISTER MY CHILD?

Please visit the Required Registration Documents page for more information.

 

2016-2017 Pre-registration English & Español

 

If you have any additional questions regarding registration,
please contact your school
 or call the
Student Services Department at (650) 312-7345.