Average 3.82 based on 24 teacher ratings
Lee Mattes is a Science teacher at Mepham High School located in Bellmore, New York. When comparing Lee Mattes' ratings to other teachers in the state of New York, Lee Mattes' ratings are below the average of 4.29 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Mepham High School is 4.39 stars.
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Mattes is extremely boring. He doesn't prepare us for the tests at all. He goes over the homework for 30+ minutes and normally has a 5-10 minute lesson. Most of the class feels he doesn't explain things enough. Normal teachers show how to do the lab before we do it so we know how to do it properly, but all he does is explain it in his grandpa voice. Then he expects up to understand based off that alone. If you get Mattes I highly recommend comming up with an excuse to switch teachers

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Continuing the review. Mr. Mattes rushes through the units with quiz and test always being 2 days apart and you spending usually about a week per topic. He tries to care , but even when you go to his extra help all he does is talk about hockey or with his students and IS LITERAL TONE DEAD when ur calling for him and will forget that you were at extra help. Also is strict with his grading and if you get below a 85 on the final test he calls your parents and says ur failing chemistry.

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He made me one with the force, but when it comes to teaching he prefers teaching half the unit, spending all class going over 3 homework answers then telling you you have a test the next day and that you should know the stuff you didn't learn. He also has a strict no laughter policy. LastLEE, he loves it when you give him a standing ovation In the middle of class.

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The force is strong with this guy! Mattes!!

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Thank you for writing my letter of recommendation and for being such a great teacher! I really appreciate it and it means a lot to me!!

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Mr. Mattes is a great teacher his class is very difficult but when you go to extra help it really does help!!! hes a great guy and very understanding when you have a problem.

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Wow! When I started to focus more in class and go to extra help I started doing better. Great teacher and explosions too, lol :)

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mattes is a great teacher! he helps a lot when you ask specific questions and is very relatable. if you put forth the effort then you will do good in the class. hes nice and is very understanding!

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Makes a difficult class fun. Sometimes I could do wihout the bad jokes, but he is very nice and always willing to answer my questions.

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Mr mattes is very bad at explaining concepts and explaining how the concepts are used or how they relate to other concepts

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great techer. He made the course as fun

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Ok guy, though he is relatively unhelpful when it comes to real work. His explanations are usually something to the effect of "You don't need to know why, it's in your reference tables" One should note the tables are large.

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I LOVE HIM <333 LIZARD KING

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I didn't like him at first but he grew on me. He's an ok guy.

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not very pleasant if you are a girl and if you are, then you should be very cautious but much more helpful after school. he should act like that during class also.

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I think ur class is cool but I will say the same thing that many other posters have said you should be, in class, the way you are in extra help. You are so much better in Extra Help

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Doesn't really give you assistance in science research class. Its a bit hard to know what to do.

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This is for the zog - "Bad Zogby" "The only reason why pennies are in circulation is for our DNA"

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a little sick with the jokes if you're a girl, and not much help during class. afterschool he helped a lot.

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Nice but different after school. He should act the same way he does in extra help in class.

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