Award Year: 2014

Frost Elementary School

260 Shaw Street
Frostburg, MD, 21532-1114

(301) 689-5168

Mrs. Kim Smith, Principal at time of Nomination

Allegany County Public Schools

School Website


To inspire students to grow intellectually, personally, socially and physically and discover their potential through diversified experiences that enrich their development in becoming lifelong learners.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 95%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Two or more races: 1%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
Technology is integrated as support for students and enhances instruction.

Technology is integrated as support for students and enhances instruction.

Frost Elementary School of Frostburg, Maryland promotes high academic standards and dedication to achieving excellence. The highly qualified staff is continually involved in new initiatives to gain knowledge to enhance instruction. Frost works together with families and the community to create a strong bond and promote a partnership in the educational process. The staff works collaboratively with other educators to ensure that students are immersed in rigorous activities and to improve student achievement.

Frost students consistently score at or above both local and state standards on formative assessments. Teachers use the data gathered from a variety of assessments to target student performance. Instruction is enhanced through the use of technology and hands on STEM activities. Differentiated instruction is used to meet the needs of all students and ensures that each student is able to reach their full potential academically.

Frost continuously strives to increase not only student achievement, but also student experiences as well. With challenging standards and a rigorous curriculum, teachers, staff, parents, and the community collaborate to establish a solid foundation of learning to prepare students to be college and career ready in addition to becoming contributing members of society.

High expectations for both students and staff members are an intricate part of Frost Elementary School’s commitment to academic success.