Dumfries High School

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Coordinates: 55°04′30″N 3°35′42″W / 55.075°N 3.595°W / 55.075; -3.595

Dumfries High School
Headteacher Mr J. Faquhar (acting)
Grades S1 - 6
Age range 12 - 18
Number of students 752 pupils and students
Colour(s) Green, black and yellow

Dumfries High School is situated in a residential area of Marchmount in Dumfries, Scotland, adjacent to the David Keswick Athletic Centre, which provides sporting facilities both for the school and the local community. Dumfries High School has been on this site since 1961, and has been expanded and improved since. The school serves as the catchment to several primary schools.

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ Lord Emslie (11 March 1996). "Obituary: Lord Avonside". The Independent. London. Archived from the original on 26 October 2012. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "From bedroom to Billboard". Herald Scotland. 29 July 2015. 

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