The Preuss School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#42
College Readiness Index
90.3
Academic Performance Index
893
Student/Teacher Ratio
22:1
  • 06–12 Grades
  • 817 Students
  • 36 Teachers

The Preuss School
9500 GILMAN DR MC 0536
LA JOLLA, CA 92093

Phone: (858) 658-7404

District: San Diego Unified School District

Overview

Located on the University of California—San Diego campus, The Preuss School aims to prepare low-income students for college. Many Preuss School students become the first in their families to attend a four-year university. The Preuss School relies on a strong support system to foster student achievement. This system includes a faculty adviser, student mentors and free tutoring from UC—San Diego students. In addition to academics, students can participate in sports and community service projects.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#42
State Rank
#5
Charter Rank
#10

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 817
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 97%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) N/A
Full-Time Teachers 36

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level coursework (AP®/IB exams).

Academic Performance Index Evaluation Achieves CA goal
College Readiness Index 90.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 06 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School Yes
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 46
Total Students 41,408
Academic Performance Index Evaluation Does not achieve CA goal
College Readiness (district average) 35.8

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Nearby Schools

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