Patchogue-Medford High School

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Patchogue-Medford High School
Navy (SEAL) LT Michael P. Murphy Campus
181 Buffalo Avenue
Long Island
Medford, New York, Suffolk 11763
United States
School type PUBLIC
Established 1972
Opened 1972
School district Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District
Superintendent Dr. Michael Hynes[1]
School code 009
Principal Dr. Randy Rusielewicz [2]
Gender co-ed
Number of students 3,000
 • Grade 12 636
Average class size 28
Classes offered AP computer science A and AB; AP European History, AP Environmental Science; Statics, Graphic Design, Literacy Support,Welding, AP Language and Composition
Language English, Spanish, French, and Italian
Hours in school day 6 hours
Color(s) Red and Black
Slogan "Pride Matters"
Team name Raiders

Patchogue-Medford High School (colloquially Pat-Med) is a public high school in Medford, New York, which is located in Suffolk County, Long Island, in the United States. The school is part of Patchogue-Medford School District. The campus was renamed "Navy (SEAL) LT Michael P. Murphy Campus" after the US NAVY SEAL, Michael P. Murphy.[4]


According to 2007 data, 89.9% of Patchogue-Medford graduates earn a New York State Regent's diploma. 48% percent of graduates plan to attend 4 year college, and 33.6% plan to attend a 2 year college,[5] such as nearby Suffolk County Community College.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Locantore Named Next Superintendent". 
  2. ^ "Patchogue-Medford High School Administration". 
  3. ^ "Patchogue-Medford High School Administration". 
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  5. ^ "Newsday: High School Graduates". Retrieved 2009-05-29. 
  6. ^ "Kevin Connolly heads home to Long Island.....". The Insider. February 1, 2009. Retrieved February 9, 2010. ("He was even the homecoming king in '92 at Patchogue-Medford High School.")
  7. ^ La Monica, Mark (June 11, 2006). "A rocky start? Hardly". Newsday. Retrieved February 9, 2010. ("After graduating from high school in 1992...")
  8. ^ Hernandez, Raymond (October 22, 2007). "A Protector as a Child, Honored as a Hero". The New York Times. Retrieved February 9, 2010. ("He was a member of the National Honor Society in Patchogue-Medford High School.")
  9. ^ Evans, Martin C.; Thomas, Katie (July 7, 2005). "Amid grief, pride, A father from Patchogue pays tribute to his son, a Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan". Newsday. Retrieved February 9, 2010. ("Murphy, 29, was a member of the Class of 1994 at Patchogue- Medford High School, where he played varsity football.")
  10. ^ Bonilla, Denise M. (February 4, 2006). "Paul Regina, 49, progressive actor, family man". Newsday. Retrieved February 9, 2010. ("raised in Medford and graduated from Patchogue-Medford High School in 1974")
  11. ^ "Biography for Renée Felice Smith". IMDb. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
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Coordinates: 40°48′32″N 72°59′18″W / 40.80889°N 72.98833°W / 40.80889; -72.98833