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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 Ranked Best High School in San Diego County

U.S. News & World Report ranked the school best in the county, 5th in California, 9th best charter school in the country and 39th overall in the nation.

Students Get an Inside Look at Chamber Opera

The UC San Diego Division of Arts and Humanities’ Arts Outreach Program provides students from Preuss and other schools with first-hand experiences in the arts.

Preuss Named a 2015 California Gold Ribbon School

Gold Ribbon schools “provide great examples of the things educators are doing right” says Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Preuss Ranked One of America’s Most Challenging High Schools

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


May 26-29, 2015

CAASPP Testing

May 27, 2015

Mentor Recruitment Event

May 28, 2015

Fish Release

May 30, 2015

Enrollment Day