Average 3.5 based on 21 teacher ratings
John Hickey is a History teacher at Dover-Sherborn Regional High School located in Dover, Massachusetts and part of Dover-Sherborn School District. John Hickey's 21 teacher ratings contributes to Dover-Sherborn Regional High School's ranking of 342 in Massachusetts. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Dover-Sherborn Regional High School is 4.07 stars.
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EPITOME OF EVIL

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He is a very difficult and unclear. He is very rude to people in class.

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Sep 06, 2014 My experience in Mr. Hickey's course was both challenging and rewarding. His encouragement and faith in me, as well as his other students gave me the confidence to do well on the Advanced Placement exam for US History. He dedicated his own time to teach and guide other students in his course planning on taking the AP exam. This was very rewarding especially when the scores came out :) Although his tests or quizzes can be challenging, if you work hard and put the effort into his cour

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y experience in Mr. Hickey's course was both challenging and rewarding. His encouragement and faith in me, as well as his other students gave me the confidence to do well on the Advanced Placement exam for US History. He dedicated his own time to teach and guide other students in his course planning on taking the AP exam. This was very rewarding especially when the scores came out :) Although his course is challenging, if you work hard and put the effort into his course, you will succeed!

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My experience in Mr. Hickey's course was both challenging and rewarding. His encouragement and faith in me, as well as his other students gave me the confidence to do well on the Advanced Placement exam for US History. He dedicated his own time to teach and guide other students in his course planning on taking the AP exam. This was very rewarding especially when the scores came out :) Although his tests or quizzes can be challenging, if you work hard and put the effort into his course, you will succeed. Plus, he is always after school and willing to help you out with any questions - he really has the students' best interests in mind. He made me like history again!

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people don't give Mr. Hickey enough credit. Extremely smart man, and keeps the history section of the high school insanely organized. As long as you don't screw around in class and he hates you you'll be fine. Underratedly funny.

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Horrible person, bad teacher... He is the most passive aggressive man I have ever met and I swear he takes joy in beating down on little children. He thinks he owns the school and pretty much does anything he wants. He makes kids feel uncomfortable

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He insists on using the AP textbook even though he no longer teaches AP (because Mr. Kaplan is much better at what he does)

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Mr. Hickey is one of the most talked about teachers due to his difficulty and the many rumors suggesting him to be the epitome of evil; however, He's one of the most brilliant in the History department and when he isn't in the classroom - one of the nicest. This Doesn't mean you can expect the same attitude in the classroom - He's a very ruthless (but hilarious!) teacher, giving material and questions from the AP Class which will bring a big challenge to an up and coming CP student.

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one of the smartest people you will ever meet.

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Mr. Hickey is the epitome of hatred. He twitches like sociopath..He has the posture and the arm swing of sasquatch when he walks..and looking into his eyes is like starring into satan's butthole

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obnoxious, sadistic, irrational, and in general probaly the meanest person i've ever met. if you have him as a teacher, your school year will be hell.

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Mr. Hickey is a great teacher and I'm learning a lot but he is truly mean. I've never met a person more mean, rude, or inconsiderate. He is very unapproachable and judgmental.

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BEST TEACHER EVAAA

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Mr. Hickey is a demanding teacher but he's very fair and I'm learning alot.

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he was the greatest teacher, i learned so much.. if you will.

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John is one of the most straight-forward and candid teachers at DS. The people who complain about him are the same people who don't know how to do their own laundry. He's a good guy. Tough, but good.

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Mr. Hickey has alot of expectations, makes us work but we learn alot.

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I LOVE Mr. Hickey. He is a great man and very willing to help his students. If you do the work and aren't a typical spoiled DS kid, you and Mr. Hickey will get along fine.

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