About Us

The San Marcos Unified School District is an innovative and collaborative community providing an unparalleled educational experience. Through an engaging and supportive environment, all our students are challenged, inspired, and poised to excel. 
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Beliefs

  • We believe every student serves to learn every day. 
  • Positive relationships and a strong sense of community connect students to learning.  Teachers who challenge and care for students make a significant impact on students’ lives. 
  • Excellence is attained when we accept only the best from every individual in our learning community. 

Commitments

  • We commit to providing each student with an appropriate and challenging educational experience. 
  • Maintaining a respectful environment that fosters learning through positive relationships among students, staff, adults and our diverse community. 
  • Providing quality education based on high standards, effective practice, continuous improvement and innovation. 
  • Hiring and retaining only the best educators and investing in their success. 


The San Marcos Unified School District (SMUSD) is one of the top five school districts in San Diego County, providing an unparalleled educational experience.

SMUSD is NOW ENROLLING for the 2022-23 school year, click here for more information: www.smusd.org/enrollment

 
District Address: 

North County Regional Education Center (NCREC)
255 Pico Avenue, Suite 250
San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone Number: (760) 752-1299
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
The NCREC building houses offices of the San Marcos Unified School District and also offices of the San Diego County Office of Education.

San Marcos Unified School District offices include Office of the Superintendent, Business Services, Human Resources, Facilities, Instructional Services, Special Education, Child Nutrition Services, Accounting, Payroll and Special Programs.

Transportation, Maintenance and Operations, Warehouse and Technology Offices are housed at 215 Mata Way.

Driving Directions:
From I-5 North to 78
East on 78 to Twin Oaks Valley Road
North (left) on Twin Oaks Valley Road to San Marcos Blvd.
West (left) on San Marcos Blvd.
North (right) on Pico Avenue.
Right at 255 Pico into Parking Lot

From I-15 North to 78
West on 78 to Twin Oaks Valley Road
North (right) on Twin Oaks Valley Road to San Marcos Blvd
West (left)on San Marcos Blvd.
north (right) on Pico Avenue.
Right at 255 Pico into Parking Lot

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