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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.


Working Hand-in-Hand with Scientists

Preuss students gain medical research experience as part of internship with Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute.

Ninety-Four Percent of Preuss Seniors Accepted to Four-Year Institutions

The entire class of 102 graduates will pursue higher education, attending schools including Harvard University, UC San Diego and the University of Southern California.

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.

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.


August 14, 2017

First Day of School

August 17-18, 2017

Picture Day

August 24, 2017

Back to School Night

September 4, 2017

Labor Day Holiday – NO SCHOOL