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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.


Celebrate the Preuss Promise – April 2

Our annual benefit helps ensure that we can continue to provide the transformative power of a Preuss education for years to come.

Preuss Featured in San Diego Magazine’s Big Ideas Issue

Principal Scott Barton was one of 25 San Diegans highlighted in the special issue and advocated for a longer school day and school year.

Top of the Class

Website Niche.com ranked Preuss in the top 30 best public high schools in California based on stats, test scores and school ratings.

Inspiring a New Local School

Preuss was one of several area schools that served as a model for a new specialty school set to open this fall.


February 27, 2015

Boys Basketball Playoffs @ Lutheran High/7pm

February 27, 2015

Boys Soccer Playoffs @ Montgomery High/5pm

February 27, 2015

Mentor Quarterly Meeting

February 28, 2015

Salk High School Science Day