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About Burlingame High School

Burlingame High School (BHS) is a comprehensive four-year public high school located 15 miles south of San Francisco.  The suburban setting of Burlingame is home to 30,000 residents.  BHS enjoys close ties with and receives tremendous support from the city and community of Burlingame.  BHS is one of seven high schools in the San Mateo Union High School District.  Since SMUHSD is a district with open enrollment, BHS students come from the entire SMUHSD boundary area.  Approximately 1330 students attend BHS, and there are 69 credentialed personnel.  BHS is a California Distinguished School and accredited by the Western Association of School and Colleges (WASC).

BHS students are dedicated to improving their school and larger community through participation in numerous programs such as diversity and school climate initiatives, athletics, clubs, service learning, and volunteerism.  We offer a broad curriculum so that students can explore their academic, personal, and career goals.  Our school gives students the opportunity to investigate their passions through various coordinated opportunities in job shadowing, peer tutoring, and concurrent enrollment at the community college, to name a few.

Our Mission and School Goals

Our Mission:  Burlingame High School is dedicated to the preparation of academically and socially responsible students.

School Goal 1: Prepare all students for college and career.

School Goal 2: Prepare all students to be self-directed and persistent learners.

School Goal 3: All students demonstrate civic and socially responsible behavior.