To Downtown San Diego: 26 minutes
ZIP CODE 92131
Buy $4.98K - $3.65M
Rent $795 - $10K
1 Middle School
1 High School
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Reise a family in Scripps Ranch
Scripps Ranch is strategically located northeast of San Diego. The community is south of Poway and north of the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. Originally located on E.W Scripps’ 400-acre ranch—which was later expanded to 1,200 acres—the community is now looking more beautiful than ever. It has come back strong since the devastating 2003 Cedar Fire, which destroyed a significant portion of the north inland of San Diego. This recovery is an indication of the strong sense of determination and closeness among Scripps Ranch residents.
Since Scripps Ranch provides easy access to I-15, it’s home to residents who work in all different parts of the metro area. There are more than 32,000 individuals and more than 12,000 households in the community with many unique subdivisions. Each subdivision also features smaller neighborhoods with their own distinctive features that attract residents. The Ranch has a combination of newer communities, single-family homes, condominium and townhouse communities.
There are also older homes found in more historic neighborhoods such as Rimcrest, Wine Country, and Canberra Park. One common feature of these neighborhoods is the presence of sprawling eucalyptus trees that add charm to the streets.
The public schools in Scripps Ranch are within the jurisdiction of San Diego City Schools, and they include:
- Jerabek Elementary School
- Dingeman Elementary School
- Miramar Ranch Elementary School
- B Scripps Elementary School
- Innovations Academy
- Thurgood Marshall Middle School
- Scripps Ranch High School
The two higher education institutions in the community are Alliant International University, which has over 5,000 students, and John Paul the Great Catholic University.
Notable companies—including LG Electronics, Nokia, Hitachi, and Lockheed Martin—have their offices in Scripps Ranch. In addition, civilian employees, as well as military members live in the community and work at the nearby Marine Corps Air Station.
When it comes to shopping and necessities, there’s a full range of options in Scripps Ranch. The largest and most famous of the town’s shopping centers are Scripps Plaza Shopping Center and Scripps Ranch Marketplace. These convenient sites possess all that residents need to make their life in Scripps Ranch more delightful and stress-free.
Life in Scripps Ranch is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and families, as there are several parks located throughout the community. These parks provide a gorgeous platform for sports and other outdoor activities. There is a vast recreation area in the Miramar Lake, part of the Miramar Reservoir, which features a network of hiking and biking trails. The land also provides areas for fishing as well as family picnics—and let’s not forget boating on the lake, which is one of the residents’ favorite pasttimes. Other parks in the community are Scripps Ranch, Hoyt Park, and Cypress Canyon Park.
Residents of Scripps Ranch have shown much unity and perseverance by bouncing back from the devastating 2003 fire. It’s the significant emphasis on community and friendship that makes this community more than just a gorgeous backdrop to live in. The family-oriented and welcoming atmosphere makes Scripps Ranch one of the best locations near San Diego to settle down and raise a family.