Montrose Academy is a state secondary school in Montrose, Angus, Scotland. Its history extends as far back as the 16th century grammar school with evidence of schooling in Montrose found as early as 1329. In 1815 Montrose Academy was built and established as a fee-paying school. Due to its prominence as an educational establishment it had a history of teaching learned men who later earned esteemed positions, some of whom are well-known.
It is now a comprehensive school which serves the surrounding local community with a roll of around 900 students and a staff of 79. Most pupils come from the associated primary schools of Borrowfield, Ferryden, Lochside, Rosemount, Southesk and St Margaret’s. A number of pupils come from outside the catchment area.
Montrose Academy colours are maroon and gold which appear on the school tie in broad stripes. The school badge depicts the gilded dome, a prominent feature of the facade on the old building. The school has a traditional house system and prefect system.
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