Scripps Ranch, part of the North County Inland area, is located northeast of the city of San Diego. Situated east of the I-15 interstate, north of the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, and south of Poway, Scripps Ranch is ideally located for people working at the military installation as well as those who wish to commute into downtown San Dego. The Miramar Reervoir is actually located in Scripps Ranch and offers residents with a convenient and spacious place for recreational boating, water sports, and fishing. The beauty of Scripps Ranch is enhanced by the sheer multitude of Eucalyptus trees that line many of the community’s streets.
Besides being a residential community, Scripps Ranch also hosts a variety of companies in town. While many companies have offices, factories, or warehouses in Scripps Ranch, many have national or regional headquarters closeby. Hitachi, LG Electronic Mobile Comm USA, Lockheed Martin, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Midway Home Entertainment, and Nokia all have significant operates in the area.
Education in Scripps Ranch is second to none. The San Diego Unified School District operates several schools in the area. Four elementary serves grades K through 5, including Dingeman, EB Scripps, Jerabek, and Miramar Ranch Elementary Schools. Thurgood Marshall Junior High School is the area’s primary middle school. Scripps Ranch High School has been ranked as one of America’s Top Public High Schools by Newsweek Magazine. Higher education also prospers in Scripps Ranch in the form of Alliant International University and John Paul the Great Catholic University. San Diego Miramar College is located just across the I-15 interstate from Scripps Ranch.
Scripps Ranch and its residents benefit from the close proximity of the much larger Mira Mesa community. Accordingly, several of Mira Mesa’s resources are often used by other communities like Scripps Ranch. Mira Mesa’s eight community parks, teen and senior centers, ice arena, aquatic complex, and a host of other facilities are conveniently located just a few minutes away from Scripps Ranch across the I-15. Winterwood Community Park, Mesa Verde Park, Maddox Park, Mea Viking Park, Sandburg Park, Hourglass Field Community Park, and Westview Park are just some of the parks in Mira Mesa. Scripps Ranch residents can also do most of their shopping and errands at the Mira Mesa Marketcenter and Mira Mesa Mall.