The Frost School, part of the Sheppard Pratt Health System

  • Rockville

About Us

The Frost School is a non-public, special education day school serving students age five to 21 with emotional and behavioral disabilities and autism spectrum disorder. The Frost School, part of the Sheppard Pratt Health System, contains several programs each providing a supportive and structured environment to integrate specialized academic instruction, counseling, transition services, and behavioral modification specific to each student population. All of our programs offer small classes, related services, psychiatric services, and academic curriculum adapted to the needs of each student. We offer vocational training, internship opportunities, and transition services for students starting in middle and high school.


Sheppard Pratt Health System (SPHS) is the largest non-profit provider of mental health, substance use, special education, and social support services in the country. As a nationwide resource, SPHS provides 2.3 million services each year across a comprehensive continuum of care, spanning both hospital- and community-based services. Since its founding in 1853, SPHS has been an innovator in the fields of research and best practice implementation, with a focus on improving the quality of mental health care on a global level. SPHS has been consistently ranked as a top national psychiatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report for the past 26 years.


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