The Frost School

4915 Aspen Hill Rd,
Rockville, MD, 20853-0208
     Tel: (301)933-3451
Grades: 3 - 12 | 102 students
The Frost School was created in 1976 to meet the needs of students who are unable to succeed in standard educational settings because of moderate to severe emotional disturbance.
By establishing a comprehensive, integrated school and psychiatric treatment approach, the program offers students and their families in the Washington Metropolitan area an alternative to residential psychiatric care.
The major goal of The Frost School is to permit the student's continued home residence while working towards re-entry into the regular education system, the working world, post-high school training or college within one or two years.
The philosophy of the Frost School begins with a concern for the student as a whole person with many facets and many needs.
The individual does not function in isolation.
The young person is affected by a variety of forces, such as family, peer group, school, and community.
His actions are not only self-impacting, but affect other people as well, including parents, siblings, peers, and the community in which he lives.
When the young person is having problems at home, trouble may be manifested in the classroom.
When having difficulties with school or peers, trouble may surface in the community or at home.
The common bond of this entire interaction is the individual.
The degree of difficulty may become so severe that the student can no longer function successfully or acceptably in one of these environments.
Then, the most appropriate program is one which addresses every force and influence in the student's life, and which helps the student realize and change his/her negative impact on self and others.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades 3 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 102 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 53%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade The Frost School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Melvin J Berman Hebrew Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Melvin J Berman Hebrew Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Melvin J Berman Hebrew Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • RockvilleMelvin J Berman Hebrew Academy
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    RockvilleMD20853
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    0.1 mi | 622 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • RockvilleSulam School
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    13300 Arctic Ave
    RockvilleMD20853
    (301)962-9400
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    0.2 mi | 18 students | Gr. KG-8                      
  • RockvilleSt. Jude Regional Catholic School
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    4820 Walbridge St
    RockvilleMD20853
    (301)946-7888
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    0.5 mi | 205 students | Gr. PK-8                      
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    RockvilleMD20852
    (443)923-4170
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    1 mi | 43 students | Gr. 3-12                      
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