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The San Mateo County Office of Education

Located in beautiful Redwood Shores California, the County Superintendent of Schools Office is an educational service agency serving all 23 school districts in San Mateo County with a variety of instructional, business, and consulting services that enhance the ability of school districts to provide quality education.

With a workforce of approximately 400 employees and an annual budget of more than $90 million, the SMCOE serves students enrolled in the Court and Community Schools, Outdoor Education and Special Education Programs.  In addition, the Office of Education operates programs for early learning, and provides a variety of instructional support services for our K-12 school district clients including educational technology and staff development.  Business services to districts include a full range of budgeting, accounting, payroll and finance support, information management, and Internet services.  We invite you to view our website ( to learn more about our school services.