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Walter Reed Middle School

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<p>Walter Reed is known for its award-winning chorus and band as well as its high academic achievements and IHP (Individualized Honors Program). It has a new Culinary Academy and Environmental Sciences area of study as well as Humanities and Technology Academies.</p>
<p>The school has the longest-running continuous program for highly gifted students in the Los Angeles Unified School District and includes studies in Latin, logic and creative analysis. It is also one of a handful of middle schools with a Cadet program.</p> <p>The ornate front and large grassy lawn in front of the school makes it a prime filming location, which adds to the school coffers. TV shows such as <i>Malcolm in the Middl</i>e, <i>Head of the Class</i> and <i>The West Wing</i>, and movies like <i>Accepted, Transformers </i>and <i>The Shaggy Dog </i>were shot there<i>.</i> During the last presidential campaign, the school made international news when it was featured in a speech by John McCain and confused with the Walter Reed Medical Center. Principal Donna Tobin had to issue a release stating that she didn't give permission to the Republicans to use the school in their promotional material.</p> <p>The school is part of District 2 and feeds mostly to North Hollywood High School. Its mascot is the Wolves and the colors are navy blue and gray.</p> <p>John Ritter, Adam Carolla and Rachel Bilson went to school here.</p>
4525 Irvine Ave, Studio City, CA 91602
(818) 487-7600
  • Hours: Mon - Sat, 11am - 1am; Sun, 11am - 11pm
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