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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 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 – April 17

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.


March 24-27, 2015

6th Grade Camp on Campus

March 25-29, 2015

Robotics-Las Vegas Regional

March 27, 2015

Middle School Social

March 30-April 3, 2015

Spring Break NO SCHOOL