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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 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.


Teacher Anne Artz Receives Fulbright Award

Artz is one of nine U.S. citizens selected to participate in the prestigious program.

Student and Teacher Named Bezos Scholars

Eric Tran is the third Preuss student to be selected for the prestigious leadership development program.

Inside California Education Highlights Preuss

See our segment on the new television series that explores public education in California.

The Washington Post and NASSP Honor Preuss Achievements

Preuss was named one of America’s Most Challenging High Schools and a Breakthrough school, respectively.

University of California and UC-AFT to Begin Negotiations

Negotiations will begin June 5 on a side letter agreement to the instructional bargaining unit for teachers at The Preuss School UCSD. For both parties’ initial proposals, please click on link above.


June 19-22, 2017

Grades 6-11 Final Exams

June 23, 2017


June 23, 2017

Minimum Day- 12:15 PM

June 27-August 11, 2017

Summer Break