Patchogue-Medford High School

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Patchogue-Medford High School
Navy (SEAL) LT Michael P. Murphy Campus
181 Buffalo Avenue
Medford, Suffolk, New York 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"
Nickname pmhs
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.[3]


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,[4] such as nearby Suffolk County Community College.

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "Locantore Named Next Superintendent". 
  2. ^ "Patchogue-Medford High School Administration". 
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  4. ^ "Newsday: High School Graduates". Retrieved 2009-05-29. 
  5. ^ "Kevin Connolly heads home to Long Island..." The Insider. February 1, 2009. Retrieved February 9, 2010. [permanent dead link]("He was even the homecoming king in '92 at Patchogue-Medford High School.")
  6. ^ La Monica, Mark (June 11, 2006). "A rocky start? Hardly". Newsday. Retrieved February 9, 2010. ("After graduating from high school in 1992...")
  7. ^ 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.")
  8. ^ 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.")
  9. ^ 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")
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  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