Average 4.7 based on 105 teacher ratings
Bill Fauver is a Social Studies teacher at Mira Costa High School located in Manhattan Beach, California and part of Manhattan Beach Unified School District. Bill Fauver's 105 teacher ratings contributes to Mira Costa High School's ranking of 1,222 in California. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Mira Costa High School is 3.93 stars.
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SOOOO HARD!!! BUT SOOO WORTH IT!!! He is one of the best teachers I have ever had. I learned so much and would gladly repeat his history class.

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Fauver is the best teacher I have ever had, hands down. He really made me love history, and makes the subjects he teaches interesting for everyone. I could listen to him lecture for hours every day and never get bored.

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Gr8 teacher. i am not histry kid but he mad it ok. mak surr u study for test cuase lik i gots F and D lollll.... B FAUV is my man tou. lov ya. btw dont fail test and u wil pas the clas. i wasnt even tryng and i pasd. Very good dude.

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I hated modern world history, and this class was difficult, but Mr. Fauver was very helpful. He is a great man trying to teach his students and preparing you for college. This class was difficult, but manageable if you work hard

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He knows what hes doing but the amount of work he'll assign is tedious and yet he'll only give you like a day to do it i reallllllllllly don't recommend him.

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Hands down best teacher I've ever have. Those who develope a repor with him enjoy the class, though if you can't take some jokes thrown your way (all in good fun of course) you may not agree. I learned more in his class than any class I've taken in high school.

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Mr. Fauver has changed my life. Incredible teaching skills from a ridiculously smart human being. I've learned so much from his class.

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Mr. Fauver is he best History teacher I ever had!!! Yes, he's very difficult, but he's very clear when he teaches. So, take good notes in class and on the textbook, ask for help when needed, participate in class, and work hard on the final essay.

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super hard class, smartest man i know and hes actually really funny. he complains a lot about the wealthy but i learned so much and its not very hard to get at least a B. fauver is so passionate about history it makes it worthwhile

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Spends too much time talking about his union and how bad the district and board of education treat teachers.. I hear he tried to be a principal or something and couldn't hack it. He's not as great as others say. Pretty full if himself.

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the single best teacher I have ever had. Mr. Fauver has inspired me in many ways and without him I don't think that I would be the person that I am today.

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Bill Fauver is easily the most knowledgeable guy I know. Aside from being a passionate teacher he's also a nice guy to have a conversation with. Just make sure you work hard on the Final Paper!

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the best teacher i have ever had hands down. It's hard to forget what he taught me. He impacted me and my outlook on history.

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He pushed but for a reason. But he was passionate and really enjoyed teaching. One of the best teacher I have had. I still recall things Mr. Fauver taught us. He has a great sense of humor and made

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Mr Fauver's class was definitely one of the hardest classes I've ever taken. I learned so much from him and the tons and tons of work that he gives. Signing up for APUSH means signing up for sleepless

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He was the best teacher I ever had. He believed in me when no one else did. He even inspired me to become a teacher, and now I am one. Thank you, Mr. Fauver. Keep inspiring kids! You are amazing! :

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ok teacher

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i LOVE this teacher. he is inspiring and passionate about his subject, and over the course of this year has made me love history more than i ever thought possible. best of all, Fauver recognizes hard-

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Best teacher I ever had. Knows his stuff like no one else, incredibly interesting and amusing. Far better than any professor I've had in college thus far. Fauver's the best of the best.

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Best teacher ever!

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i had him two years in a row. i see him in jewish club every Tuesday :). He is hands down the best teacher I've ever had. I will definitely miss him when I graduate.

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He has made me a much better student, a much better thinker, and a much better person. Now that I am in college, I fully appreciate the depth and breadth of knowledge he covered so interestingly.

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An amazing teacher who really makes you think.

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I had the pleasure of having Mr. Fauver as my APUS teacher last year. He is by far the best teacher that I ever had and inspired both civic virtue and deep motivation in me. BEST TEACHER EVER.

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simply the best, he's tough but stick it out, work hard and you will be rewarded

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Took him in summer school. He's an excellent lecturer and an institution of MCHS. His talent in lecturing makes up for the difficulty of the class (but seriously,it's not hard if you just apply urself

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just do the work and pay attention in his lectures and you will be good

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If you can hack this class, you can make it in college. Do the work, know the material, get interested. He acts like a jerk, but it's because he actually cares about your learning.

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He's a really good teacher, but I think he's a little overrated. He's not always the nicest guy, but at least you learn, so I guess that means he's doing his job.

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Freaking amazing. His lectures give you ideas that you will be disscussing with other AP students after class. He also brings his own special brand of wry humor into his leactures. The work is rediculous, though.

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AP students how complain are not students just ticket punchers. We took this class on our own and saty in it to. Whats the prob ? Props to ya Fauv dog we sweat but it ' ll pay in college....like it is suppose to !

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he's the worst teacher ever. for some reason, he thinks that he is right in every single circumstance and pushes his view on people. It's so frustrating. It makes me feel like he has problems at home and brings them out on his students.

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Wow. He is no doubt one of the most amazing teachers I've ever had. He is completely honest, a genius at educating his students, and straightforward. I wish there could be more teachers like this.

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The best teacher ive had, no question. His class was really hard, but i learned alot!

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an amazing teacher. the class is hard but he makes it fun and really does care about what he's teaching. he really prepares students for the ap test. probably my favorite class and teacher at costa so far.

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love his class

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Fauver is a great teacher. I love his ways of teaching and bringing the class into it. P.S. He is good at golf!

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I like allison's cookies too

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Great teacher but really hard class. Its just so funny how much he really loves history. A ton of work and studying required for this class but it's worth it in the end

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Fauver is a great teacher because Costa students are great students. He can't handle the kids in tough areas. All he does is lecture, which is not teaching.

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Not a perfect teacher; at times I found him condescending and easy to upset. on the whole though, he is one of the best teachers I've had. His class is really hard but if you work hard you will survive. He gets you really well prepared for the AP test (I got a 5) which really is as hard as everyone says it is.If you are good with history and don't mind a ton of work then AP US is totally worth it.

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AP US is incredible over-rated, granted mr. fauver does a great job of teaching the material.

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Great teacher. His "motivations" are annoying, and his threats are ridiculously superlative, but in the end you learn a ton and it's all worthwile. Cool guy on top of that.

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Awesome Teacher and a great guy but A.P. U.S. is impossible. Transfer out.

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Mr. Fauver is the best teacher at Costa. Dynamic and amazing!

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Mr. Fauver is a terrific teacher. Every time he opens his mouth its something interesting.

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He came to San Marino High School over the summer to teach U.S history. It was a unique experience. He's a tough teacher, but fair. I enjoyed the class! "NUKEM!" -Mr. Fauver

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basically the coolest teacher ever.... i might be in love with him.... smart funny fair STRICT but its ok... just do your work....probably the best teache ri have ever had

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I was in his summer school class of 2005 at San Marino High School. He is one of the best teachers i've ever had. I learned alot from him. Big impact. "Mission: Accomplished" haha

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best class ever!!

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He is the most influential, inspiring, and intelligent teacher i've ever had. He teaches me a lot and i've learned so much from his class.

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In my first year of college and when i look back at high school the first teacher i remember is mr. fauver. The better lecturer than some of my professors. One of a kind.

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Honestly the greatest teacher I have ever had. Its a tough class but isnt that what APs are supposed to be? Learned so much, I never had a boring day in there!

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FAUVER YOU ARE AWESOME. I AM IN COLLEGE NOW KIDS, AND I LEARNED SO MUCH THAT I AM USING NOW. SOME PEOPLE ARE JUST BITTER BECAUSE THEY DON'T GET IT. FAUV DOG!!

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fauv-dawg rocks. he's too cool for school!

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I have been out of college for years now, and I still think Mr.Fauver was the best teacher I ever had. He truly believed in me and his impact on me was enormous

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One of the two best teachers at Costa. If you haven't had him, you haven't learned. Anything. Horrible at fantasy baseball though. Come on, at least try.

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A very cool guy. Very passionate about his profession. I liked his class a lot.

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great teacher but very hard and never right according to mrs fredricks watch out for his vein poping in his neck when he gets excited his voice cracks

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is this some sort of joke? I'll have to stop by sometime.

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good teacher, tough class, expects a lot out of his students

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This guy could never survive in the real world. He could never teach in a tough school. He is in la la land.

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Fauver is the biggest nerd ever, he once gave a 10 minute lecture on how he loves to use gel-pens. To Fauv: Social Darwinism makes sense! what are you thinking?

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Mr Fauver is the coolest of the uncool. I love having him as a teacher

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one of the best teachers i had in high school.

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Tough but fair - do the work and it pays off. Great class, excellent teacher, but very challenging! can easily make you feel stupid if you don't keep up! WORK!

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great teacher that teaches a really hard class, however he makes history fun, I took AP US just because I heard that he is such a good teacher, it's true!

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Although his class isn't the easiest (essays with every exam) I personally like him as a person. I share most of the same views that humans are the worst. ^_^

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learn alot in his class.but its really hard and he over estimates the abilities of his students.he also very negative and will easily make u feel sort of stupid

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This guy is easily the best teacher Ive ever had. His class is very hard, but easy if you listen to him, he helps you learn alot.

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I LOVE MR.FAUVER!!!! He is by far the best teacher i have ever had....made me love history!!!

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I had Fauv-Dawgg a few years ago for A.P. U.S., and that was the best class I ever took at Costa. It really prepared me for college.

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Even at grad school his lessons are pertinent. Can say that for few others.Does welch on bets though ! The sardine!!?

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Mr. Fauver is a devoted follower of Marxism and if he could, he would rule the world like Stalin so desired. He is an excellent teacher. Take AP and learn some.

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Common Fauver what is the score for the debate??

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Most worthwile 500 hours studying of my life. Fauv-dawg is the coolest, and the most motivating and compelling teacher at Costa

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A comic genius!! I love his study sessions. I have learned more in his AP US class than all of my other classes combined

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Its hard to be a CP student in an AP teacher's class but I actually enjoyed it. I was actually disappointed when we got a student teacher.

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Don't know if cool is the right word to describe FauvDawg,but he's certainly 'somethin' else' for lack of better euphemism.Never had a more fantastic teacher.

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can be a cool teacher, his class definetly wakes me up, i have definetly learned a lot. definetly needs to realize we have other classes though! and lives!

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tough but fair - taught me more than any other teacher in the school.

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the fauvinator is one of my favorite teachers ive ever had. i love him and i love his class.

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Best teacher I've ever had, despite his squeaky voice, pear-shaped figure, and frightening resemblance to the late Mr. Rogers. Gotta love ya, Fauv! :)

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INSPIRD ME TO BECOME A HISTORY MAJOR AT UC BERKELEY - THANKS FAUVDOG

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Mr. Fauver your classroom is NOT a temple of history and u are not the high priest your second period is not a heavenly area and your 4th is not an equivelent to pergetoroy just deal with it -A

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He's a great teacher. And i'm not just writting this because he told us today in class that we should. He really is an amazing teacher. Thanks Mr. Fauver!

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Mr. Fauver is very unique. He is the best lecturer I have ever had. Every teacher should be like Mr. Fauver. He's got it all, great lectures, fun activites (debates), jokes (w/ help from cooper). Truly one of a kind...

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grand teacher, too bad he likes the union though

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fauver is an excellent teacher who works hard every day, but he favors females

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he is a really nice guy, but seemingly impossible class. do your homework and study as hard as you can. Don't take any of his republican rhetoric too seriously

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Hard! He can teach though. I don't learn anything in all my classes except his. Knows about history and thats about it. Thats all he needs though right?. Go Mr.Fauver.

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He is a great teacher, but it is a very difficult class and he makes it that way, so you are prepared for college. He is truthful and realistic. He is also very knowledgable and passionate about his work.

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nice teacher =)

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Mr. Fauver is the best teacher i have had at Mira Costa. Definitely take this class!! He's hard but you learn your stuff.

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