The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement, and visionary leadership. CSSD was the first K-12 school to receive the award and the only educational institution to be honored twice in its 33-year history.
The Charter School of San Diego:
An Award-Winning Program!
The Charter School of San Diego is an independent study, academic intervention program serving grades 6 through 12 and recipient of the 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. This award establishes CSSD as a national role model for education. CSSD has been transforming student lives through education for over 20 years.
Every CSSD student enjoys the benefits of a custom-built course plan, one-on-one attention from teachers, individualized college and career planning, and a flexible schedule that meets their academic and personal needs. Our teachers are committed to providing a personalized and rigorous academic experience for each student.
The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership. This is the first time that the award has been presented to a school in its 28-year history.
CSSD Transforms Lives
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We are proud to showcase some of the wonderful things our students and parents have to say about our school. Visit our GreatSchools page to share your favorite CSSD story with others.
California Cadet Corps
CSSD is proud to host the California Cadet Corps 701st Batallion, 7th Brigade. Our extraordinary Cadets earn credit while building leadership skills!
Daring to Make a Difference