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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.


Preuss Named One of America’s Most Challenging High Schools

The Washington Post ranked Preuss California’s most challenging high school and #21 in the nation.

Lytle Scholarship Concert Honors ‘Harlem Hellfighters’

Proceeds benefit scholarships for Preuss graduates who attend Thurgood Marshall College at UC San Diego.

Students at Preuss Waste No Water

See the video students made for the San Diegans Waste No Water campaign. You can do your part, too!

Celebrate the Preuss Promise

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


April 27, 2015

11th Grade CSU San Marcos Field Trip

April 28, 2015

LPL Financial Explore your Future day

April 29 & May 1, 2015

Access Youth Academy, Field Trip Veterinary Specialty Hospital