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Incoming Freshman

Incoming Freshman (Class of 2021) Parent Information Coffee

Please come join other parents and learn more about the school. In particular:

  •  Meet members of the high school community - Current parents, teachers, & administrators
  • Learn about what awaits your child as they enter high school, and a chance to ask questions you may have
  • Understand what makes Hillsdale special-Small Learning Communities, Houses, & Advisory
  • Find out about the Hillsdale High School Foundation and ways you can be involved in supporting our amazing school

Feel free to attend any session that makes sense for your schedule! It should run about an hour.  Se habla espanol.


Hillsdale High School Cafeteria (on 31st Avenue)


Thursday June 8th at 8:30 am


Thursday June 8th at 6:00 pm


Counselors will visit the Middle Schools on the following dates and times for Orientation

(Parents need not attend but are welcome to if you wish)

Abbott                               Tuesday,  March 7th   9:00 am – 10:00 am

Bayside                             Friday,   March 10th   11:00 am –  12:00 am

Borel                                  Friday,    March 10th    9:00 am –  10:00 am

Bowditch                          Wednesday,  March 8th      9:00 am – 10:00 am


All Private/Independent Schools as well as North Shoreview should attend our Orientation at Hillsdale High School in the HHS Library on Monday evening, March 13th from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm.  Families will have the opportunity to turn in their course request sheets on this night, or have the option to return on one of the nights below. 


Families that currently attend Abbott, Bayside, Borel, or Bowditch please come to any ONE of the following sessions in the HHS Auditorium.  Administration and counselors will present information about our school and families will end the evening with handing in the course request sheets.  Please plan to stay for approximately 1 hour. 

  • Wednesday, March 15th - 4:00 pm                                    
  • Wednesday, March 15th - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday, March 21st - 4:00 pm        
  • Tuesday, March 21st  - 6:00 pm

Students currently enrolled in Special Education will be sent a personalized letter notifying you of your private appointment with our Special Education Department Chair.  This appointment will likely take place on Hillsdale’s campus.


Priority 1 Enrollment


Enrollment for the 2017-18 School Year started January 10th and will take place through February 24th. The Student Services Office is now accepting appointments for the Priority 1 Enrollment Window and suggests that parents call, e-mail, or come into the Office of Student Services to set up an appointment to avoid wait time. Families can call the District Office at 650-558-2251.  These appointments will be held at the Office of Student Services located at 839 Hinckley, in BurlingameWe accept walk-ins too but appointments are taken first. Learn more details at www.smuhsd.org.