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8th Grade Information

Important End of the Year Dates For Planning Purposes


-Thursday, March 7th: SMUHSD Open Houses

-Friday, March 8th: Aragon, Hillsdale & San Mateo High School Orientation at Borel, 8:30am

-Tuesday, March 12th & Wednesday, March 13th: Gown Measurements (Borel provides the gown) 

April: End of the Year Promotion Letter sent home to students in advisory. Click to view letter


- Wednesday, June 5th: 8th Grade Awards Night, 5:00 - 7:00

- Thursday, June 6th: Great America Field Trip, 9:00 - 5:00

- Friday, June 7th: Promotion Practice at Borel, 8:30-10:30AM 

- Monday, June 10th: 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony, 3:00 at San Mateo Performing Arts Center

8th Grade High School Information

Please visit the SMUHSD website for more information about enrollment and programs. 


  • Priority window is now closed. 
  • Intra-district transfer requests are accepted only during the Priority 1 Enrollment window.
  • Intra-district Lottery will be pulled on February 2024
  • Please contact the SMUHSD directly to register.


Future Aragon High School families and students, if you plan on taking compressed math and will have completed Algebra I by the time high school begins, you may sign up for the placement test. You can sign up for the placement tests here. If  your child plans on taking a world language class and has advanced skills and prior knowledge in Spanish, Japanese, or Chinese you can take a placement test to move into a higher level of the course. You can sign up for the placement tests here. The sign up deadline is on March 8.


Future San Mateo High School families, please look at the updated Prospective Students & Families page here for information on the upcoming school year. 


Future Hillsdale High School families can check this webpage when it is updated for further information on high school activities.