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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, highly motivated 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 school was named the top school in San Diego County and #4 in California in the annual ranking by The Washington Post’s educational columnist.

Campus News Magazine Highlights Longer Learning Time

This Week @ UC San Diego puts the focus on The Preuss School’s Campaign for Longer Learning Time.

Spelling it Out

Preuss student Bennett Miller discusses what it was like to participate in the recent U-T San Diego Countywide Spelling Bee.

Scholarship Makes World of Difference to Preuss Grad

Indira Garza ’11, a UC San Diego junior majoring in political science, discusses how the Chancellor’s Associates Scholarship has made a difference.


April 19, 2014

Science Festival

April 19, 2014

12th Grade Fundraiser Pancake Breakfast

April 22, 2014

Earth Day Fair

April 23 & 24, 2014

Access Youth Academy Field Trip

April 24, 2014

LPL Financial Explore Your Future Day