Head Teacher: Mr K Glendye
School Roll: 722
Chair of Parent Council: Ms Gail Rhind
You can view the latest HMIe inspection report for Dumfries Academy which is designed to show how well children are being educated and to help the school to improve.
The school's associated primaries are Loreburn, Troqueer, Kirkbean, New Abbey and St Michael's. Laurieknowe and Lincluden. These schools are jointly zoned to the Academy and to Maxwelltown High School.
Dumfries Academy has a long history of serving the people of Dumfries and Galloway. Former pupils include J M Barrie, playwright, John Hanson, opera singer, Rev Dr Henry Duncan, founder of the first savings bank, Alexander S Graham, cartoonist famous for the Fred Bassett series, John Laurie, actor, Jane Haining, teacher recognised as Righteous Among the Nations by the people of Israel, Sir James Anderson, engineer responsible for transatlantic telegraphy links and Jock Wishart, a modern day adventurer. These and many other former pupils have distinguished themselves in every field of public life.