Operational since 1976, Mira Mesa High School serves students in grades 9 through 12. Its educational programs include instruction in English, science, social studies, mathematics, and fine and performing arts. The school also offers foreign language classes in French and Spanish. Mira Mesa High School provides vocational programs in the areas of engineering design, screen printing and business computer application. In addition, it offers physical education, music and theater classes. The school operates ballroom dance, ecology, fishing, key, meditation, video, yearbook and drama clubs. Its athletic activities include basketball, volleyball, soccer, wrestling, tennis and golf. Mira Mesa High School administers a school site council and parent-teacher-student association. It is governed by the San Diego Unified School District.