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Recognized by Newsweek as the top transformative high school in the nation for three years in a row, The Preuss School UCSD is a unique charter middle and high school for low income, highly motivated students who strive to become the first in their families to graduate from college. With nearly 100 percent of our graduates going on to higher education, Preuss shapes more than minds, we shape futures.


Class of 2014 Celebrates Achievements

Senior Daniel Million is one of two recipients of the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship. This year’s class has garnered over $1.6 million in award money.

Time for Teachers is Critical

A new report featuring The Preuss School examines how expanded learning time enables effective teacher development, and benefits student performance.

Running Club Laces Up Shoes to Support Scholarships

The Preuss Running Club joined the UC San Diego community to support student scholarships through the Triton 5K.

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Preuss Best High School

Preuss was named the best high school in San Diego County and a top 5 school in California according to recent rankings.


June 27 - August 15, 2014

Summer Break

August 18, 2014

First Day of Classes