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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.


Students Blast Off to Space Camp

Three lucky students attended the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Space Camp this summer thanks to scholarships provided by Fish & Richardson.

Local CEO Speaks to Preuss Graduates

Leonard Comma of Jack in the Box Inc. shared words of wisdom with the Class of 2016 as this year’s special commencement speaker.

Preuss Student Wins 2016 Natural High Video & Essay Contest

Van Nhi Huyn was named Grand Prize Winner and will serve as the Natural High Student Ambassador for 2016.

Finding Success – Through Failure – in AP Classes

The Washington Post talks to Preuss teacher Anne Artz who offers insight into how AP classes benefit students at Preuss.


August 15, 2016

First Day of School