A Silver color metal and enamel device 1 3/16 inches (3.02 cm) in width overall consisting of a Blue mantling turned base metal surmounted by a shield blazoned: Argent, quartered Azure and Gules in dexter chief a lyre and drama mask, in sinister chief winged foot bendwise, in dexter base a two cog wheels one small and one large bendwise, and in sinister base a torch bendwise all Argent, on a chief an eagle stooping of the first. Attached below, a Red scroll "PUTNAM COUNTY HS" in base metal.
Red, white and blue are the school colors. The Eagle is the school's mascot and along with the colors provides a national and patriotic symbol to the cadet program. The quartering signifies Fine Arts in the first, Athletics in the second, Career Technical in the third and Academic Achievement in the fourth.
The shoulder loop insignia was authorized 15 June 2010.