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Next Steps Advisory Committee

NEXT MEETING: SEPTEMBER 8, 2014 - District Office Board Room

The Next Steps Committee was appointed in February 2014 following the failure of Measure P last November. Measure P addressed school ...more

Report to the Community

To better connect the San Mateo-Foster City School District with its two cities-one school district community around the vision for our students to “live, lead, and learn”, the District is mailing to residents and businesses a series of Reports to the Community.

Winter 2015 - Report to the Community

Winter Highlights:  Introducing New School Board President; Next Steps: Message from Mayors of San Mateo and Foster City
and New School Board President, District Budget Overview; Facilities Modernization and New Construction Update; Enhanced Montessori and STEM/STEAM Programs; Appreciation to Rotary Clubs of San Mateo and Foster City.

Fall 2014 - Report to the Community

Fall Highlights:  Letter to the community from Mayors of San Mateo and Foster City and Board President; tear out sheet for community input on the topic of the impact of increasing enrollment on school capacity and equity; diversity in learning environments including magnet schools; early childhood education and before and after school programs; serving education through nutrition; overview of actual and projected enrollment growth for the District. 

Spring 2014 - Report to the Community

Spring Highlights:  student-teacher accomplishments during the 2013-14 school year; 21st Century learning; safe; healthy, and respectful school climate initiatives; Measure L modernization update; and the critical next steps the school community is facing to address school capacity and equity issues created as student enrollment continues to increase.

Magnet School Studies

Enrollment Management Plan

Board Meeting Presentations

February 5, 2015 - Enrollment Update Presentation and Demographer Report

May 15, 2014 - Enrollment Update

February 20, 2014 - Demographer Report

September 19, 2013 - Enrollmen ...more

Superintendent's Committee on Overcrowding RElief (SCORE)

The San Mateo-Foster City School District, in partnership with the City of Foster City, appointed a group of parent and community leaders to participate in the Superintendent’s Committee on ...more

Calendar Advisory Committee

Update on School Calendar Considerations for 2015-2016

During the month of March, 17 Forums were held throughout the District on the current school year calendars and the District's interest in having ...more

Philanthropy Group

May 2, 2013 - Board Presentation - Philanthropy Group Report (final)

March 2, 2014 - Annual Report on the Strategic Plan and Equity Reassessment

Superintendent's Welcome

Welcome to the San Mateo-Foster City School District’s website. Here you will find information about our 20 outstanding public schools located in San Mateo and Foster City. These 20 schools ...more

Cynthia Simms, Ph.D. Superintendent

 Cynthia Simms, Superintendent

Superintendent's Office Contact Information:

1170 Chess Drive
Foster City, CA 94404

(650) 312-7348

Cynthia Simms, Superintendent

Ellen Macaulay, Executive Assistant