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The School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High), is a great place to challenge the mind and ignite a love for learning. Not every student out there understands just how awesome our tuition-free public high school is, so we prepared this list of Top 5...

Welcome to the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High). This is not your typical high school. A learning journey here requires some decision-making, passion-hunting, and not-always-linear pathways. We don’t provide you with a class schedule that you obediently take, no questions asked. At SET...

What’s your definition of high school? The place where teenagers prepare for a diploma? Single track to college? Stay out of trouble? At the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High) we believe high school is the prime place and time for so much more...

Sure, high school graduation is that pivotal life event, celebrated as the certification process to a student’s adult life. At the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High) we take graduation a tad more seriously than that. As a small free public high school in...

Before your student rolls from 8th grade to high school, has the question come up, “What’s the deal with high school?” What truly is the purpose? At The School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High) we think this incredibly important time in a student’s life...

Wait! What do we mean by that? How dare we use the “F” word, “Failure” here. Consider for a moment that we need to normalize that failure is an essential part of life, especially in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. When we learn from trial...

Dear SET High School, We seniors want to share our gratitude for the incredible education we experienced. Some of us didn’t expect to love learning, bond with teachers, or grow as a human being acting as a member of society. It is apparent to us now...

Here at the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High), we encourage our students to focus on passion, innovation, curiosity, and design because we believe this fosters a healthy realistic set of life skills. We also hope the opportunity for students to express themselves with...

The magic of high school graduation brings about many sentiments and emotions. We take this last month of the school year to wrap up academic journeys for the seniors at School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High) with a reflection project. We call this final...

Students are igniting a buzz around town, sharing with friends how cool the electives are at The School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High). 8th graders who visit SET for a Shadow Day inevitably mention with excitement that they are intrigued by our electives. Offering...

Visiting 8th graders have all the fun and leave without homework Every individual has the capacity to make a positive impact on society, and finding the right school can set you up for the rest of your life. This is just one reason why we invest...

San Diego County Outstanding Teacher of the Year Ms. G, as SET High students call her, is a native San Diegan whose fun-loving, positive and energy-giving style enchants students, fellow teachers and staff alike. Ms. Geis is a thought leader whose driving passion is to help...

Leading By Example At the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High), we celebrate the outstanding caliber of our teachers, staff and students every day. We are a tight-knit community dedicated to preparing students to thrive both personally and professionally in an increasingly global, technology-driven society. One...

Everyone needs support. Mental health is not only a key component to living a full and healthy life, it is also critical to being able to complete tasks and move toward personal goals. This is why we decided to place our focus on providing mental...

The connecting power of board games A sense of calm and stillness settles over players when they sit down for a chess game. Chess requires its players to be present, focused and patient. It is not a game to rush through and play quickly.  We decided to...

SET Teachers and students stay connected with our OWL cameras, allowing teachers to continue teaching from home. Staying Connected, Learning Together At the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High) we’ve been seamlessly working both in person and virtually since the world turned upside down. Our wholly-engaging...

“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.” Reviews From SET Parents  The decision of where to send your student...

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, safe, and empowering experience for every student. Here...

Editor’s Note: This inspiring opinion piece was written by SET counselor Gabby Hines. It was originally published on 10/8/21 in the San Diego Union Tribune. Opinion: A mentoring program taught me that after every storm comes a brighter day Hines is a counselor at the School for...

How SET High cares for the mental health of our students In these first few days of Fall, 2021, one of the things we are celebrating together at the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High), is the success of our school- wide retreats. Acknowledging that...

How SET turns our students into the next generation of trustworthy leaders. In this rapidly changing, increasingly technology-driven world, one thing is certain -- we will always need great leaders that people trust to find solutions to problems we haven’t even dreamt of yet. At the...

By harnessing their passions, SET students create greater solutions and possibilities than we have ever seen before. At the School for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SET High), we believe that every individual has unique talents that should be celebrated. Celebrating our diversity, especially in high school, is...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Guide to Charter Schools in San Diego, California So much has changed in the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Major shifts from in-person learning to online learning and back again causes parents to wonder what the best option for their child’s education is.  There...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Choosing a school suitable for your kid was never an easy task. Parents who have to pick a school either for the first time or for one where the child can transfer to will always have different questions. The number of school types available also...

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...

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...

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...

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!...

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....