Meldrum Academy is a comprehensive New Community School (NCS) built to cater for the educational needs of Oldmeldrum and the surrounding community. The school is situated just outside Oldmeldrum, at the west end of the town. It boasts a marvellous panorama looking on to the local landmark of Bennachie.
Meldrum Academy is designed to accommodate approximately 1000 pupils and it reached its full capacity for the first time session 2006-2007.
Pupils attend the academy from one of our twelve associated primary schools of Barthol Chapel, Cultercullen, Daviot, Logie Durno, Meldrum, Methlick, Old Rayne, Pitmedden, Rayne North, Rothienorman, Tarves, Udny Green.
Meldrum School is situated in Meadowbank off Commercial Road, which leads from the square towards Inverurie, which is six miles from Oldmeldrum.
The school has a Nursery and Primary Department with 50 children in the Nursery and 306 pupils in P1 – 7. There is a Curriculum Support Unit and a Developmental Nursery for children with moderate learning difficulties. There are 15 permanent teachers, including two Depute Heads and the Head Teacher, plus Visiting Specialists of Art and Learning Support.