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Praise From Parents About SET High

Praise From Parents About SET High

“SET offers so much more than we imagined, an excellent curriculum, great classroom support and fantastic extra-curricular activities. We looked at so many other schools, but none offered what SET does. I highly recommend SET.” Recommendations From Parents With Experience Here The decision of where to send your youth to…read more

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Back to School 2021 – What SET Parents/Students Need to Know

Back to School 2021 – What SET Parents/Students Need to Know

Returning safely to in-person learning at SET High We are delighted to welcome our new and returning families to join us at the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High) for the 2021-2022 school year! With our dedicated families returning joined by families of new students this year, we are…read more

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Rigorous & Relevant Curriculum

Rigorous & Relevant Curriculum

SET High’s standards-based requirements – and so much more! “We chose SET because of its modern approach to academia. Students nowadays need to be challenged. They need to know there is more out there than meets the eye. We do not want them to settle for less.” – Kathrina Sarte…read more

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Confidence in Self and Life

Confidence in Self and Life

How SET High unlocks confidence in its students At the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High), we believe in our students and make it our job to teach them to believe in themselves. One of the most certain ways we have found to do this is by finding our…read more

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The Art in Our School

The Art in Our School

When we started the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High), we knew that teaching our students to focus on passion, innovation, curiosity, and design thinking would open doors for SET High graduates in ways that a traditional school never could. When our students started asking to paint murals on…read more

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Tenacity & Grit

Tenacity & Grit

The School for Technology and Entrepreneurship (SET High) inspires students to rewrite the traditional idea of success and to lead a new generation of socially responsible trailblazers who will shape the way we work and live.  At SET High, we know that our students learn best when they pursue a…read more

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Debunking Disney and More Excellent Electives

Debunking Disney and More Excellent Electives

At SET High (The School for Entrepreneurship and Technology), we believe that there is not one intelligence, beauty, athletic ability, religion, body type, learning style, sexual orientation, or gender expression that all should be measured against. We are transforming education and teaching our students the inner strength to accept themselves…read more

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SET Student Profile: Camden Weisbruch

SET Student Profile: Camden Weisbruch

At the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET), we pride ourselves on the opportunities we create and connections we make with our students. It’s clear to us that our school makes a big difference, but we wanted to hear about our students’ time here in their own words. Here’s what…read more

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Senior Profile: Lucas Baizer

Senior Profile: Lucas Baizer

At the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET), we give our students 1:1 support that ignites a love for learning. Sometimes finding the right high school can be a challenge, so when our students find us, we love to celebrate all that we accomplish. Today, we’re happy to share the…read more

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3Ps — Passion, Purpose, Performance

3Ps — Passion, Purpose, Performance

What is your passion? At the School for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SET High), we’re here to make it fun. Our students explore many different directions in order to discover which subjects ignite their passions. Then we individually partner and support each student’s unique pursuit. Students working on what they are…read more

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1:1 Tutoring for Every Unique Student 

1:1 Tutoring for Every Unique Student 

At SET High, we know how to make lemonade. We’re providing free 1:1 tutoring support to students who have fallen behind due to the COVID-19 crisis.  If any SET High student is not where they should be academically — we have a new grant enabling us to facilitate targeted 1:1…read more

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8 Reasons Dual Enrollment Makes Sense

8 Reasons Dual Enrollment Makes Sense

SET High offers many robust academic offerings, like Honors courses and dual enrollment with Mesa College. These dual enrollment courses are FREE and offer exposure to college learning environments as well as college credit. SET High has a special relationship with Mesa College that allows students to take up to…read more

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Seamless Live Learning with OWLL: Way More Than Hybrid

Seamless Live Learning with OWLL: Way More Than Hybrid

SET High is committed to seamless live learning for the remainder of this school year and into the next, if the pandemic and health guidelines dictate. What does this mean for our students? Our wholly-engaging live learning (OWLL) is already in use, bridging the gaps between at-home and in-person learning….read more

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6 Things to Know About Ms. Nicky Geis: San Diego County Outstanding Teacher of the Year

6 Things to Know About Ms. Nicky Geis: San Diego County Outstanding Teacher of the Year

SET High is so pleased to announce that Ms. Nicky Geis won the Outstanding Teacher Award at the May 14, 2021 Charter Stars event. We are thrilled to to have one of our own recognized throughout San Diego County and congratulate Ms. Geis for this well-deserved recognition!  Ms. G, as…read more

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We’re a California Distinguished School! 

We’re a California Distinguished School! 

California Distinguished School is an award given by the California State Board of Education to public schools all over our state that offer outstanding, inspiring, quality educational programs. Roughly 5-10% of California public schools receive this annual honor. Only 5-10%! A big reason we earned this award at SET High…read more

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Igniting a Love for Learning

Igniting a Love for Learning

With flexible schedules, a wide array of electives, and dual enrollment with Mesa College, our SET High students enable promising futures as they influence what, when and how they learn. Our Honors courses probe mighty depths, while our small classes and Passion Projects keep our students engaged at a level…read more

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Passion Projects: What and Why? 

Passion Projects: What and Why? 

At SET High, we see how impactful passion can be. We launched our Passion Project program in the fall of 2016 to engage our 9th-12th grade students in discovering their gifts — their passion.  Passion Projects take many forms;  a cause, an expression of art or other talent, a much…read more

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend SET High

Top 10 Reasons to Attend SET High

The School for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SET High) is a WASC-accredited, tuition-free public charter high school in San Diego. Our 12:1 student to teacher ratio, rich array of electives and hands-on learning make SET High a personal experience for every student. Here are our top 10 reasons to attend SET…read more

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Haunted House and Carnival is a huge success!

Haunted House and Carnival is a huge success!

Our 2nd annual Haunted House was a huge success.  We ran it for 2 nights this year and we had many return customers.  Our students, parents and staff did an amazing job putting in nearly 3 full days of volunteer service towards our school and community.  Thank you to all…read more

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Fantastic turn-out at our Charter Renewal Public Hearing

Fantastic turn-out at our Charter Renewal Public Hearing

The community support for SET at our Charter Renewal Hearing was amazing.  We filled the San Diego Unified Board room and everyone waited patiently for hours for our 10 minutes to speak.  It was a great lesson in civics (it was a long wait!) and great for our community to…read more

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SET Connects with Mr. Heid!

SET Connects with Mr. Heid!

We had our first SET Connects event where Mr. Heid taught parents and students how to paint a turtle scene.  We had a great time trying something new and learning how to laugh at ourselves.  Thank you Mr. Heid!

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Freshman Retreat 2019

Freshman Retreat 2019

Our freshman had a blast spending the night at school and “owning” the school for 24 hours.  The students played games, cooked dinner, learned more about the teachers and each other, and, most importantly, bonded as a class.

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