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SMFCSD New Student Registration 2020-2021

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.

 

AGE & GRADE LEVEL ELIGIBILITY

For the 2020-2021 school year, students are eligible to enter:

  • Kindergarten if they have reached 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2020

  • Transitional Kindergarten (TK) if they have reached 5 years of age on or between September 2 – December 2, 2020

  • Students who do not turn 5 by December 2, 2020 are not eligible to enter Kindergarten or TK for the 2020-2021 school year.

Please click here to learn more about the upcoming information meetings for incoming 2020-2021 Kindergarten and TK students.

 

THE STEPS TO REGISTER ARE:

STEP 1: Determine your child’s school of assignment based on your address of residence

  • To find your child’s school of assignment: smfcsd.net → Registration & Enrollment → School Assignments

  • All students in the District are assigned to a school based on their address of residence

STEP 2: Complete the Aeries Online New Student Pre-Registration Form

  • The form opens on the District website at 12:00 pm (noon) on Monday, January 6, 2020

  • To find the form: smfcsd.net → Registration and Enrollment → How to Register for the 2020-2021 School Year → Click on the 2020-2021 Pre-Registration button

  • When the form has been completed and submitted, print two copies of the pre-registration submission confirmation

STEP 3: Collect all required registration documents

  • Required registration documents must be complete and up-to-date in order to be accepted by the school office.

  • The required registration documents can be found by clicking here.

STEP 4: Bring all required registration documents to the school of assignment to complete registration in person

  • The Priority Registration window will open on January 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm (noon) and close on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    • The school sites will continue to accept new student registrations after Priority Registration has ended on January 31. Those registrations are not considered to have priority.

  • Present originals of the registration documents, as well as one set of copies, to the school of assignment

  • Check the school of assignment’s website for their scheduled document verification dates/times

 

PLEASE NOTE

  • Registration is considered complete only after you have completed document verification at the school of assignment.

  • The Aeries online pre-registration form can be completed on any internet-enabled device (cell phone, tablet, laptop, computer).

  • If your school of assignment 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 school of assignment for Kindergarten the following school year.

 

Click here to learn more about District Magnet Schools & Programs

Click here for information about the Transfer Request Process

 

If you have additional questions regarding the new student registration process, please explore the Registration & Enrollment pages of the District website, contact your school of assignment, or call the Student Services Department at (650) 312-7345.
 
Please contact the school of assignment directly with questions specific to the school site.