Scripps Ranch is a town located in North County Inland San Diego east of the I-15 interstate. Scripps Ranch is bordered by Mira Mesa, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, and Poway. Many commuters to San Diego's business district, as well as military employees live in Scripps Ranch. Miramar Reservoir, located in Scripps Ranch, offers residents the opportunity to go walk, jog, bike or stroll around the scenic reservoir. There are also fishing and water opportunities. Scripps Ranch is also known for its signature Eucalyptus trees that thrive in the community.
Scripps Ranch is not only a residential, but a business district, as many companies have offices in town. Businessed such as Hitachi, LG Electronic Mobile Comm USA, Lockheed Martin, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Midway Home Entertainment, and Nokia operate offices, warehouses, or stores in the area.
Scripps Ranch offers residents with top notch educations, served by the San Diego Unified School District. There are great elementary schools, including Dingeman, EB Scripps, Jerabek, and Miramar Ranch Elementary School, and excellent middle schools, most notably, Thurgood Marshall Junior High School. Scripps ranch's high school, Scripps Ranch High School, offers students a superb education and has ranked high on national lists of top schools. For continued education, residents find themselves conveniently living near Alliant International University, John Paul the Great Catholic University, and San Diego Miramar College.
The community of Mira Mesa, which is a near neighbor to Scripps Ranch, offers many shopping and commercial opportunities convenient to Scripps Ranch residents, many of which are found in the Mira Mesa Marketcenter and Mira Mesa Mall. Mira Mesa has many community parks, recreational facilities, and diverse businesses that residents can access by car in a matter of minutes. Some popular Mira Mesa parks are Winterwood Community Park, Mesa Verde Park, Maddox Park, Mea Viking Park, Sandburg Park, Hourglass Field Community Park, and Westview Park.