Boroughmuir High School is a large school with over 1140 pupils and 80 teaching staff. National exam results in S4, 5 and 6 are amongst some of the best in the City of Edinburgh and in fact in Scotland. Approximately 80% of leavers go onto Higher Education courses with approximately 98% going onto a sustained positive destination i.e education, training or employment.
In December 2010 the Scottish Government announced funding for a new Boroughmuir High School. Planning and design is well underway and the new school will be located 450 yds to the north of the existing site on the Fountainbridge site. The target date for delivery of the new school is session 2016/17
Boroughmuir High School was awarded the accolade of Sunday Times Scottish State School of the Year in November 2012. Boroughmuir High School is a non-denominational secondary school in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was founded in 1904, and moved to its current site in 1913.
Its catchment area is in the south side of the city, and includes Bruntsfield, Buckstone, and South Morningside Primary Schools