Student Services
David Cochrane
  • David Cochrane, Director of Student Services

    David Cochrane has spent over 30 years in the field of education. He began his career as a mathematics teacher and high school soccer and softball coach in the San Diego Unified School District. He began his administrative career in 2000 as an assistant principal at Scripps Ranch High School. He accepted a position in San Marcos in 2004 to become an assistant principal of Woodland Park Middle School, later to become the principal of WPMS from 2006-2011. David became principal of Mission Hills High School in 2011.

    In 2013 he was promoted to his current position of Director of Student Services. David works closely with administrators and other district staff to ensure the safety and well being of all students.

  • Welcome to Student Services Department!

    The focus of the school district is on the student. We shall make every effort to maintain a safe, positive school environment and student services that promote student welfare and academic achievement. This shall be accomplished through Board Policy and Administrative Procedures. The school district shall work closely with parents/guardians and the community in order to achieve a harmony of interests.    

    • Inter/Intra District Transfers
    • Suspensions
    • Expulsions and Re-Admits
    • SARB (School Attendance Review Board)
    • School Residency
    • Student Health (Nurses and health aides)
    • Safe Schools Programs and Procedures
    • Title IX Coordinator
Contact Our Office
Name Title Phone (760) Email
David Cochrane Director, Student Services 752-1220 david.cochrane@smusd.org
Laura Andrade Administrative Secretary 752-1220 laura.andrade@smusd.org
Joyce Vasquez Typist Clerk 752-1237 joyce.vasquez@smusd.org
FAX NUMBER 752-1215
Last Modified on April 24, 2018