Kyle Academy

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Kyle Academy
Overmills Road, Ayr KA7 3LS, Scotland
Coordinates 55°27′27″N 4°35′58″W / 55.4574°N 4.5994°W / 55.4574; -4.5994Coordinates: 55°27′27″N 4°35′58″W / 55.4574°N 4.5994°W / 55.4574; -4.5994
Type State coeducational
Motto Cultivate Excellence
Founded 1979
Authority South Ayrshire Council
Rector Eileen Brown
Years taught S1 - S6
Age range 11 to 18
Pupils 760
Feeder schools Forehill Primary
Ayr Grammar Primary
Whitletts Primary

Kyle Academy is a state-run secondary school in Ayr, Scotland, run by South Ayrshire Council. It is a non-denominational, co-educational school, serving some of the southern part of Ayr.


Kyle Academy was built in 1979 and started with 120 First Year pupils. It currently has an enrolment of 760 pupils in 6 year groups. Its main feeder schools are Forehill Primary, Ayr Grammar Primary and Holmston Primary. After the closure of Mainholm Academy in 2006, Kyle Academy now inducts pupils from Whittlets and Dalmilling Primary.


As part of South Ayrshire's Public–private partnership, was extended in 2007. The separate new annex holds a 300 seat, multimedia equipped assembly hall/theatre, E-Learning suite and meeting rooms where shows can be performed.


Matthew William Gardiner, Former Executive Director at HSBC Bank

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