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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.


Mr. Weber Honored as Educator of the Year

Preuss School math teacher David Weber was honored as the California League of Schools (CLS) Region 9 “High School Educator of the Year.”

Congratulations, Mr. Barton!

Congratulations to our Principal/Director, Mr. Scott Barton, for receiving the prestigious 2018 Hahn Visionary Award from the Golden Triangle Rotary. As a result, Mr. Barton has been named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. Thank you, Mr. Barton, from the staff and students of The Preuss School for your leadership in growing and sustaining the Preuss vision!

Preuss School student performs at special 'Hamilton' performance

Heaven Dawit was selected to perform her original poem about the American Revolution-era hero Thomas Paine, before a special performance of "Hamilton."

Teaching the Joy of Coding

Students are huddled over one smart phone, poking at the screen and laughing. But in this class, they’re not being disruptive —they’re testing a game app for smartphones that they programmed themselves.


March 16 - 23

Sixth Grade Camp on Campus

March 26 - 30

Spring Break