Suffolk County Community College's Eastern Campus in Riverhead offers over 30 degree-granting programs ranging from…More business to criminal justice to liberal arts. Founded in 1959, SCCC also has campuses in Brentwood and Selden, teaching a total of almost 25,000 students--the state's largest community college program. Specialized programs on the Riverhead campus, located south of Riverhead Center in Northville, include graphic design, horticulture, and interior design.
Riverhead High School, located on Harrison Avenue next to the Middle School, educates approximately 1,400-1,550…More students annually. David Wicks currently serves as principal.
The high school offers an array of educational options for students, ranging from advanced placement to occupational education to ROTC. The H.B. Ward Technical and Academic Center, one of several Eastern Suffolk Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) campuses, is located nearby, where students can gain credit as well. Extracurriculars range from a student newspaper to an outdoors club to a bible club. In 2008-2009, Riverhead students averaged 482 for Critical Reading, 492 for Math, and 473 for Writing on the SAT. Ninety-one percent of the class of 2009 went on to attend post secondary education.