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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.


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.

Preuss Named One of America’s Most Challenging High Schools

The school was named the top school in San Diego County and #4 in California in the annual ranking by The Washington Post’s educational columnist.

Gift from Parker Foundation Supports Longer Learning Time

Monies will go to support Preuss’ longer school day and school year as part of the Campaign for Longer Learning Time.

Spelling it Out

Preuss student Bennett Miller discusses what it was like to participate in the recent U-T San Diego Countywide Spelling Bee.


April 23 & 24, 2014

Access Youth Academy Field Trip

April 24, 2014

LPL Financial Explore Your Future Day

April 26, 2014

Saturday Enrichment Academy

April 26, 2014

Sports Day

April 30, 2014

Health Information Partners (HIP) Interviews

May 2, 2014

Benefit Gala Celebration