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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.


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.

Best High School in San Diego, Fifth in California

U.S. News & World Report ranked Preuss best in San Diego County, fifth in California and among the top 15 charter high schools nationwide.


May 29, 2017

Memorial Day -NO SCHOOL

May 30, 2017

Ship to Shore Birch Aquarium

May 31-June 1, 2017

CAASPP Testing

June 3. 2017

Enrollment Day