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The Preuss School UC San Diego is a unique charter middle and high school for low-income scholars who strive to become the first in their families to graduate from college. Located on the UC San Diego campus, nearly 100% of graduates of The Preuss School go on to higher education. Recognized as the best high school in the county by U.S. News & World Report, we are empowering scholars, elevating families and transforming communities.

School Safety Updates

Safety remains our top priority as we resume in-person learning. Our school follows health guidelines established by the University of California, which include masking indoors for all, daily symptom and exposure screening, as well as COVID-19 testing and vaccination.

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Mural Debut

A new series of murals depicting powerful narratives have transformed The Preuss School plaza. High school students in Studio I and II art classes designed and painted more than a dozen murals, collectively titled "We the People, I Am Preuss." The works tell stories of hope, opportunity and perseverance.

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The Preuss Promise

At The Preuss School UC San Diego, we have made a promise to prepare low-income, first-generation students to succeed in college and career. We do this through a unique partnership with a world-class university, longer learning times, experiential internships and a college mentorship program.

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