Monta Vista High School

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Average 3.84 based on 6,020 teacher ratings
Monta Vista High School is a public high school located in Cupertino, California and part of Fremont Union High School District. Monta Vista High School is ranked 1,362 in California. Learn More

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Fremont Union High School District

2,343 Students Enrolled
1,157 Male | 1,194 Female
21840 Mcclellan Road Cupertino CA 95014

Nora Beamon

Department Math
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As a person, she's very kind and very chill. She is knowledgeable and helpful, but her powerpoints can sometimes be...
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She is a chem teacher at Monta Vista. Isn't that enough, given MV's poor chem record???
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The best teacher at Monta Vista. Her class will show no mercy to slackers. But if you have good work ethic and read...

Melinda Gaul

Department Math
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She seems pretty bad at first, but once you get used to her grading and pace, it's actually ok. I'm not sure if it's...
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I'm surprised she has such a high rating on this website. Must be the occasional outliers. Anyways, Stacey Cler. My...
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Recktenwald is a really cool guy and doesn't deserve everyone's hate. His jokes are corny ya, but at least he cares...
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She is SO CONFUSING!
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One of the most dedicated educators you could find. She's so sweet, and will help anyone who needs it. After 4 years,...

John Conlin

Department Math
68 ratings
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Mr. Conlin has a very distinct teaching and grading style - so the way to success revolves around adapting to what he...
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Pelkey knows what he's talking about, but damn he's too fast and doesn't convey it well to students. The class is...

Jodi Johnson

Department Art
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Like that one mom that thinks they are really cool and hip. Plays hella favorites, grades hard on the people who she...
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Mr. Catrette was an amazing teacher and made me love literature from my 9th grade Lit class. Our class discussions...
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i got a B first semester, but i clutched up second semester and ended with a 89.58. This class is extremely...
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At the start, you may have some difficulty adjusting since she's one of the few Spanish teachers who actually teaches...
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She is probably the best lit teacher I've ever had, she is the type of teacher who would still be your friend even...
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her rating isn't accurate she's p good and kind

Alan Wong

Department Math
5 ratings
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had him for three years. probably the best teachers ive ever had. he makes sure that you know your stuff; as long as...

Skip Mueller

Department Math
68 ratings
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He's not the best teacher. He doesn't explain information and you are probably going to be self studying throughout...
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Can you at least make your class slightly more fun?
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So. she's not easy. I am planning to major in bio and did poorly on the first test because of some issues i had at...
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She's the best teacher ever!! She's one of the only teachers I've ever had who actually teaches with the powerpoints...

Jon Stark

Department Math
46 ratings
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Not a great "teacher" but that's just the way his class is designed. It relies alot on you and how much work you put...
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Nava, what a cool name! She is Hella chill, and she's cool with helping you out until you understand something. I am...
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The best art teacher I have ever had by a MILE. Always entertaining and the class I look forward to ever day.
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This guy is funny as hell. He always tells us funny stories about his time in high school and funny stories about...
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Although she is a good person, is not an effective teacher for Chem H. If you talk with her, you'll find that she's a...
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Why are some people complaining about him catching people cheating? People that cheat screw up the curve anyway so...
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What a sweetie pie! His class truly makes my day. He's not one of those boring lecturers- he's one of those people...
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I love Mrs. Bontis! Very sweet and kind even if we never do anything in class. Barely makes you run and is...
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I had him for APES this year. Although he had a family tragedy early in the year, he probably should've taken the...
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She knows her stuff, but as a first year teacher she had a very experimental teaching style that changed as the year...
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She writes her own tests, but she's not very good at it, leading to "cues" that don't even exist to a native Spanish...

Lynn Rose

Department Writing
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Had her for brit lit senior year. She's super nice and never seemed to be in a bad mood. You definitely do need to...
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My favorite teacher by far. He really cares about his students and class.
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he's soo rude! so dont take it personally if his extremely bad attitude explodes on you
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She has the perfect balance of being both your teacher and your friend.
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She graded on quantity over quality. Vocab tests were the only things that allowed me to keep an A in that class....
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She doesn't teach in class and she grades very slow. She expect you participate in class but doesn't always ask...
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Honestly I loved this class. Collins relates to Monta Vista kids so much. She may seem intimidating, but she's a...
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I had him for Brit Lit and he is just really great. I took HamLit with Nava so his class was a breeze. A lot of...
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Super easy. Springs is objectively not a good teacher, but she gives everyone As as long as you remember literally...
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She's pretty awesome and accommodating. One thing that specifically struck me was how hard she tries for class. It's...
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I know it should be a fact that every teacher actually teaches........................but nope. However, Sra Fortuna...
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Mrs. Chow understands the stress level in Monta Vista and allows you to choose when YOU want to take an exam/quiz....
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Smol sensei is usually kind, but can be super mean at times. I had a senior friend who went to her for a referral...
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Mrs. Belshe is a great teacher who truly knows her content and cares about history. She loves her students and...
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Very peculiar and confusing lady. While she appears young and well educated, her style of teaching reflects anything...
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If you need help, he'll take the time to help you. The curve is pretty small but a lot of people get As anyway. Best...
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First semester with Ms. J is intense. All the essays you write is an incredible amount but you do improve. If you...
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I would just like to say as much of a good teacher she is, if your writing skills are mediocre she thinks that all...

Eric Otto

Department History
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He's a great teacher. Although he goes slower than everyone else, you learn the most world history. He has great...
87 ratings
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I am grateful I got Mr. Birdsong for AP Physics 1 this year. He is one of the best and most funny teachers at Monta...

Donna Kos

Department Languages
Former Teacher
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Needs to get fired
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Had her for Myth/Folk. Pretty easy and interesting class as long as you do your reading. She seems pretty...
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I think Chang laoshi is the best teacher I had at MV so far. She is really knowledgeable and she doesn't pick...

Sushma Bana

Department Math
87 ratings
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I know all those physics kids down there are complaining, but I had Ms.Bana for pre-calc this year and she was...
55 ratings
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He is a mediocre teacher. He teaches right out of the book for PoB and Law, not sure about other classes. Tests are...

Chelsea Crawford

Department Biology
Former Teacher
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I had her two years ago and she is such a good teacher! She gives you great advice on just about everything....
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She forces you to work your butt off. However, if you are athletic, class will be easy for you. For those who are not...
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Having Ms. Luna for World Core Lit was pretty sweet. She's pretty lenient on grading essays, but she grades harder as...
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I had springs for the first trimester and have her this trimester. She's amazing, funny and approachable! Her class...
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probably one of the best teachers in MV no doubt.
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Really great teacher for Chinese 3. Class loved her, she's new but she knows what she's doing and she's pretty cute...
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Hoopes is such a nice teacher! She's honestly the first lit teacher I've had at MV so far whom I've actually liked....
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He is a god at guitar and he owns too many.
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Some of you haters are probably treating his class as a time to twiddle your diks, and do HW for other classes, but u...
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The best of the best! Influential doesn't even cover the most basic reasons of why I love Balmeo. I've stayed close...
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She is so kind and caring. You won't fail unless you are a super slacker.Made my freshman year decent. Always...
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hes a great teacher. As the semester goes on, his quizzes get a little more difficult
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worst teacher i've ever had in my life. doesn't know what she's doing. off topic every day and does not really teach.
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p good nice guy but means business sometimes lol
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I don't even have Hajjarian but I love him. Not only is he a great teacher, he is a great person. He will listen to...
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Great and understanding teacher and case manager.
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was a pretty decent teacher... had a pretty retarded class that pissed him off all the time so it made it hard for...

Kristopher Asuncion

Department Math
Former Teacher
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I'm a 7th grader at egan, I think Mr. Asuncion's a niceish guy. He just is really uptight and takes it too seriously,...

Tim Young

Department Biology
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Mr. Young is overly confident.
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One time, I needed to ask her something, so I walked to her desk, but she was already talking to someone. I waited...

Terry Anderson

Department Writing
Former Teacher
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Awesome, fun teacher. I learned a lot in her class.
42 ratings
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STOP HATING ON HIM! MR JONES IS A GREAT TEACHER. Unlike my other teachers, I feel comfortable talking to him. He does...
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Super sweet! She's an old lady, and her classes are kinda boring, but she's a cool teacher
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Takes guptas tests and quizzes but doesn't cover the same content as her. Lots of things on the test and quizzes he...
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I used to actually like lit before I had him as my teacher... He's a pretty interesting guy, mostly because he...
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I'm glad she left... She's so fake...
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She taught me how to check the scene and ask people if they are okay. :)
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I had Mr. Hoffman for World History this year. He isn't an amazing teacher, but he's great. He tries to make history...
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Mr. Carpenter is a great guy, and his stories are hilarious! If you have him for Hamlit, make sure to do your...
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SUPER NICE AND FRIENDLY! i was the office TA for a week or two, she is amazingly nice and cool! :]

David Nguyen

Department English
Former Teacher
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Ms. Schussel has been the most influential person in my high school career. I have so much appreciation and respect...

Jerry Smith

Department Biology
Former Teacher
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Ms. Lam always has her door open for student to drop by and ask questions or share concerns. She is extremely...

Christine Utter

Department English
Former Teacher
10 ratings
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idk i just really didnt like her freshman year she was so annoying and such a try hard in my opinion
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Follow his instructions do your work and youll get an A. He's an okay teacher but a good person. Stay on his good...
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I'd say Mrs. Corso is a great teacher, but you'll hate at some point because of your grade. She grades moderately...
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