Robert Frost Middle School
38°50′16.39″N 77°16′18.8″W / 38.8378861°N 77.271889°W / 38.8378861; -77.271889
|SOL Test||Percent Passing|
|Grade 7 English: Reading||70%|
|Grade 7 Math||64%|
|Grade 8 English: Reading||70%|
|Grade 8 Science||76%|
|Grade 8 English: Writing||88%|
|Grade 8 Math||76%|
Robert Frost Middle School (Cluster: 3; Grades: 7-8, website) is a public school named after the poet Robert Frost and located southeast of Fairfax.
Most students feed into W. T. Woodson High School for grades 9-12, but some feed into Falls Church High School, Oakton High School, and Annandale High School. Every year, around 30 students test into Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.
Frost's student body was 1066 during the 2007-2008 school year. During the same school year, 5.78% of the student body received free/reduced-priced meals, and 9.24% were classified as having limited English.
Frost has a GT center (FCPS Gifted and Talented). There are eight teams at Frost, four in the seventh grade (Cavaliers, Discovery, Endeavor, Travelers) and four in the eighth grade (Atoms, Explorers, Galaxy, Seekers).
As with many other middle schools in the area, chorus, orchestra and band classes take a trip to Busch Gardens near the end of the year.
Extracurricular activities occur every day of the week, with late buses offered on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Students have the option to stay after school on Tuesdays and Fridays, but they must have a ride home. The activities include:
All students at Frost are required to do community service (Service Learning Project) each quarter. Seventh graders must do a number of hours for the school year, and eighth graders must do 15–20 hours for the school year. There are several teachers who provide things for the students to do, but students may also choose to volunteer at a homeless shelter, soup kitchen, or similar location.
In 2007, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia gave a lecture to the entire Seekers team at Frost. Scalia's grandson was a student there at the time. Later in 2011, the Justice Scalia gave another lecture to the Seekers team; his granddaughter being there at that time.
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77°16′18.8″W / 38.8378861°N 77.271889°W / 38.8378861 -77.271889 Robert Frost test scores for the 2005-2006 school year. 8 Science 76% Grade 8 English Writing 88% Grade 8 Math 76% Robert Frost Middle School (Cluster 3 Grades 7-8, website) is a public school named after the poet ... Woodson High School for grades 9-12, but some feed into Falls Church High School, Oakton High School, and Annandale High School ...
77.271889°W / 38.8378861 -77.271889 Robert Frost test scores for the 2005-2006 school year ... Grade 8 English Reading 70% Grade 8 Science 76% Grade 8 English Writing 88% Grade 8 Math 76% Robert Frost Middle School (Cluster 3 Grades 7-8, website) is a public school ... Woodson High School for grades 9-12, but some feed into Falls Church High School, Oakton High School, and Annandale High School ...
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