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Important Information Regarding Your Student’s Enrollment for the 17-18 School Year!

You should receive a letter early in the week of July 17th from the San Mateo Union High School District informing you that the 2017-18 Online Annual Enrollment System powered by InfoSnap is now open! The On-Line Annual Enrollment process performs two important functions. First, it gives you the opportunity to verify for us that the information we have about your student is correct. Second, it gives you the opportunity to provide us with important items such as Health and Medical information which will allow us to better serve your student. It is very important that the Parent/Guardian complete this information. Our on-line enrollment site is safe and secure! Please note: ALL students, grades 9-12, MUST complete the On-Line Annual Enrollment process! The deadline for completing the On-Line Annual Enrollment is Friday, July 28, 2017. Again, it is very important that the On-Line Annual Enrollment be completed by the student’s parent/guardian! Please be advised that the On-line Annual Enrollment must be completed prior to picking up your student’s class schedule!


Sign up online through Still Light Studios
Photo Days: June 5th, July 18th, August 9th
Location: HHS room 808 in the 800 wing (new building)
Additional Information: During your summer session time you will have your formal yearbook portrait taken, a cap and gown photo taken, and one casual outfit photo taken
Any Further Questions: Can be directed to Support@StillLightStudios.com

Incoming Students

Save the Date: August 10th
MAZE DAY - Orientation
Details and Times: TBD

Parents and Guardians will be invited to
a presentation that evening at HHS 

The schools in the San Mateo Union High School District  are moving early release professional development to a late start schedule in 2017-18 in order to better align our schedules with the sleep needs of adolescents. The schedule for Thursdays at Hillsdale High School will be:


*Staff PD 8:00-9:00
Brunch 9:00-9:15
Period 2 9:20-10:48
Period 4 10:53-12:21
Lunch 12:21-12:51
Tutorial 12:56-1:42
Period 6 1:47-3:15

Modified Day One Schedule
August 16th, 2017

  ADVISORY            7:45 AM -   9:00 AM (75)
1st Period                9:05 AM -   9:45 AM (40)
2nd Period               9:50 AM - 10:30 AM (40)
BRUNCH              10:35 AM - 10:45 AM (10)
 3rd Period               10:50 AM - 11:30 AM (40)
4th Period                 11:35 AM – 12:15 PM (40)
  LUNCH                12:20 PM – 1:00 PM (30)
5th Period                 1:05 PM -   1:45 PM (40)
6th Period                1:50 PM -   2:30 PM (40)
7th Period                2:35 PM -   3:15 PM (40)

Congratulations to our Hillsdale students for being awarded
National Merit Scholars for 2017!
Hannah Doyle
Juliet Lee

Free and Reduced-Price Meals

San Mateo Union High School District announces its policy to serve nutritious meals every school day under the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP). Effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 children are eligible for free or reduced-price meals if the household income is less than or equal to the federal guidelines. 

Please find the information in English here.
Please find the information in Spanish here

Hillsdale High Recognized as "School of Opportunity"

Hillsdale High School in San Mateo is one of only 20 schools from across the country to receive recognition as a "School of Opportunity," a coveted national designation honoring excellent public high schools that engage in practices that build on students' strengths and create supported learning opportunities for all students.

The National Education Policy Center (NEPC), based at the University of Colorado Boulder, sponsors the Schools of Opportunity project, which identifies excellent public high schools that actively strive to close opportunity gaps - the differences in opportunities and resources that drive the well-known achievement gaps.

For more information about the Schools of Opportunity project, including descriptions of all recognized schools, click here.

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Hillsdale Leadership Page!! 

Check our calendar here


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"The San Mateo Union High School District believes - all students have the right to participate fully in the educational process, free from discrimination and harassment. These rights are assured to students by CA Education Code Section 200 and Penal Code Section 422.55."

Title IX protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. 

Click here to access the SMUHSD Title IX Policy.  

2015-2016 Hillsdale High School athletic information as it relates to SB 1349 can be accessed here

2016-2017 Hillsdale High School athletic information as it relates to SB 1349 can be accessed Here