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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.


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.

Inside California Education Highlights Preuss

See our segment on the new television series that explores public education in California.

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.


June 27-August 11, 2017

Summer Break

August 14, 2017

First Day of School