SDHSSan Diego High is the oldest of thirty-one high schools in the San Diego Unified School District Located between beautiful Balboa Park and the downtown business center, LEADS offers opportunities for students to connect with opportunities around the world.

In 2004, San Diego High School was divided into six thematic schools as a result of funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Each School provides a smaller learning environment for students with an emphasis on rigor, relevance, and relationships.