Dumfries High School
|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
- Billy Houliston, international footballer
- Ian Shearer, Lord Avonside (1914–1996), lawyer and judge, Lord Advocate from October 1962–64, Senator of the College of Justice 1964–84.
- William Wilson (goalkeeper)
- Calvin Harris, pop artist.