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When The Preuss School UC San Diego opened its doors in 1999, no one knew that it would become a national phenomenon. From the donors whose generosity literally built the school to the teachers, students and parents who took a chance to be part of an educational experiment, everyone involved believed in the vision for the school—the idea of equal access to a quality education. But none of them knew that Preuss would achieve the level of success that it has achieved today.

Now, nearly 20 years later, Preuss is recognized as a model for success. Preuss was named the best high school in San Diego and sixth in California by U.S. News & World Report and one of America’s Most Challenging High Schools by The Washington Post.

Preuss has also earned other accolades including:

More important than rankings, however, is the fact that Preuss remains dedicated to quality education, community service and its students. Learn more about what sets Preuss apart and makes us a model for success.