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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 UC San Diego 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.


Principal Scott Barton Announces His Retirement

After 20 years at The Preuss School, Principal Barton will retire, effective July 1, 2019.

Preuss School UC San Diego Ranked Region’s Top High School for Third Year

The Preuss School was also ranked the 7th best high school in California, ranked the 58th best school in the U.S. (up from #76 last year), and the 14th best charter school in the nation (up from 25th last year).

The Promise of Preuss

Annual benefit features talk by first alumna to return to teach at the school, Indira Hood-Esparza.

Principal Barton Honored by La Jolla Rotary

Preuss School Principal Scott Barton was honored recently by the La Jolla Rotary Club with a Vocational Services Award. Congratulations, Mr. Barton!


June 4-5

Senior Exhibitions

June 7

Middle School Social

June 8

PTA Parent Appreciate Event

June 12

Yearbook End of Year Celebration

June 20

Last Day of School