Average 4.2 based on 110 teacher ratings
Patricia MacKey is a retired Social Studies teacher at Guilderland High School located in Guilderland Center, New York and part of Guilderland Central School District. Patricia MacKey's 110 teacher ratings contributes to Guilderland High School's ranking of 1,215 in New York. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Guilderland High School is 4.17 stars.
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I love Mrs. Mackey!!!! She was very nice and helpful to me the entire year! She works so hard and I have nothing but respect for her.

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Really nice is she's not mad at you. As long as you do the work, she's not as bad as everyone says she is.

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she a very good teacher. A lot of projects and a lot of test. Study study study. Go and talk to her if you have an questions seriously shes nice if you do. stay after its okay to go to advisory but it

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its pretty hard but, very possible to get a good grade if u do your work and talk to her if you get a bad grade!

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trust me- those people that say she's great, they're the wrong ones. she's completely out of her mind, and she seriously treats the class as if we're in college. one project after another, no exceptio

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EVERYONE KNOWS WHO SHE IS!!!!! NO ONE WANTS HER

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Her class is hard, but if you stay organized and do your work on time you shouldn't have any problems passing with a good grade.

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Harddd but do-able

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you can do very good in her class if you do your work and pay attention

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DO NOT slack in her class. you will **** a slow death.

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Very challenging, but helpful teacher. I'm more prepared than ever for my high school and college career. Now, my work ethic has doubled, and I have found different ways to ask for help.

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Difficult. loses assignments un organized. shows favortism in class. terrible.

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A very hard teacher. (Quiz everyday for first two weeks) but is willing to help and can help make up work.homework though is very hard and she is sometimes unclear on it.

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When i had her she was so hard and i seriously cried sometimes because i had so much work. and if you just do the work the way she asks youll do really well!!

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If you work hard and give your best effort. She helps you succeed and that's when you make a good work ethic. Very challenging class, but beneficial to everyone. Always willing to help you succeed.

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she is tough when she has to be but if you puit in the effort you will do great. she lets you do almost every over to get a better grade and will help you when ever you ask .

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When you actually have her as a freshman, you think she's a horrible and mean person and that it's impossible to pass her class. But looking back now as a sophmore, she really was a great teacher!

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She's the best teacher you will ever get, you get to learn so much from her, she''s the only teacher that knows everything about everything, She really does care about her students. she would grade papers and stay with student after school or even beyond that to help as much as she can. It's really sad that people would laugh at her when she coughs, i really hope people would appraciate more.

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in the beginning, i really didn't like her b/c her class was so hard. but now, i noticed she's a really good teacher and you learn a lot in her class. She's really helpful and makes your next yr easy.

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Clarify things that you already know and define any adjectives above a third grade reading level,then you pass. & If you have tons of pages of requierments you need to listen to oral instructions too.

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She's hard but truly cares about her students and therefore allows them to do redones so they LEARN the material. It's hard to contact her, sometimes, but she will always try to work something out.

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shes a good teacher and very helpful, it is hard to get in touch with her because everyone is trying to, very easy to do well but also very easy to do bad

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shes achualy a good teacher just fallow directions well. i love her i think shes one of my easiest teacherst this year. she cares about her students unlike most GHS teachers

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i really don't like mrs.mackey at all.she is so hard.i wish i didn't have her as a teacher.

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she can be funny at the weirdest moments, and she actually cares about her students, unlike many other high school teachers. i'm in her honors class and though i get frustrated sometimes i know it will be worth it in the end.

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I think she is really hard but I think at the end of the year it will be worth the effort

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I think that she is a very hard teacher that excpects too much of freshman and she cares too much for detail.

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She is a good teacher who is just a bit too specific with what she expects of students. if you use flash cards to study, and do homework on time and accurately, you should do well.

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How to start? She's not the best teacher. She's very bias & only appreciates Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Anything American is bad. She never has time to help her students & she makes you do classwork on your own time

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Some think she's totally harsh, but she's really not. Do all rdones and get extra credit, keep binder organized and attend international club for extra credit and use map gems to study for map quizzes 4 EC too. IT HELPS ALOT!

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Her class was really easy and I got 100's every quarter. I don't know why everybody thinks she is so hard. BTW I was in her Honors class!

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If you payed attention in class and looked over what she asked you to study you would do fine in her class. There were always chances for extra credit, and always a bunch of work to be done.

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mrs. mackey has the reputation for being guilderlands hardest teacher. but she is also one of the most careing, and hard working ones too. you can learn so much in her class.

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she's nice she just gives out a lot of work

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Very biased. I had her in 1989-90. She blamed Nixon for Vietnam, and made me write a term paper which justified the Iranians who took American hostages in '79. Unbelievable.

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Not as bad as she seems or people make her to seem. I had her last year. Tests are really hard, and I failed most of them, but still had around a 92 average for the year.

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ms mackey is a hard grader and gives a REDICULOUS amount of work but despite that she's nice (if you don't mess with her). she makes you need advisory

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I had her two years ago. Every word that emerges from her oral cavity is biased. She gives you editorials to read that are very one-sided. It's borderline brainwashing.

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Expects a lot of her students. For an entire year I endured listening to my child complain as a freshman now, as a senior all I hear is "I can do anything, I had Ms. Mackey."

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I had mrs. mackey this year and I think she was very hard. She does grade really hard. I totally hated her. She is nice one on one but not in the class room. I would have taken 9x

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she is a great teacher. i like the way she teach. i want to stay in her class for my whole life

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I LOVE MRS>MACKEY SHE TODALY ROCKS, culturalt fair is the best, shes tough an i failed most things but i learned so much! plus she realy cares about what shes teaching

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Ok, Mrs. Mackey is insanely strict, and a very hard grader, but you will learn soooo much from her, and she really does help you a lot along the way.

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When I had her as a student 8 years ago, I completely disliked her and hated her class. However, looking back I learned a lot from her. She is an excellent teacher.

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Mackey is a good teacher. If you do the work she assigns and ask her as many questions as possible, you'll be okay. She's pretty touchy though...don't mess with her.

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although she is very busy, she is also pretty awsome. she helped to prepare me for 10, and im sure for the coming years. thanx a bunch mrs. mackey

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I work extremely hard, and she is always too buisy to help me! She acts like we don't have anything else to do, but her work!

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everyone complains about her, but she's just making us all do a little work. The test on Jadaism made me mad, i'm jewish and i know what i'm talking about. i write hebrew differnt

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I really like Mrs.Mackey sometimes. She has some really great qualities, but I think she treats regents students like honors students, and it way too strict with her requirements.

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you need to manage your time. all her pickiness is for a reason like college prep. she is always ready to help you, just dont walk into advisory w/o a pass.

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She gives you no time to do a MONSTERLOAD of work She's EXTREMELY picky on the format of the work No matter what reason, she doesn't give any exceptions at all

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i hate it when ppl make fun of her b/c they dont get to kno her. she is organized, knows what she teachin, nice... crabby only sumtimes. her gradin is fair too.

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she gives alot of homework but i know all her specifics will help get me ready for college, but i am in the 9th grade! its hard to hate her tho bc shes so nice.

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AVOID. She is a terrible teacher, anti-American, and disrepsectful. I didn't use a single thing from her class on the regents. Worst class in my ghs career.

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She assigned a long-term project ON THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL! She gives you huge assignments, and no time to do them. Not to mention I fear this womans wrath.

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tough teacher, but i learned a lot. and like her too

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i loved Mrs. Mackey, i learned so much, and although i strugled and didnt allways pass-i almost had to go to summer school- i still realy liked her

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I had Mackey 2 years ago...and I can't remember a single thing I learned in that class. You'll have to teach yourself the 9th grade stuff to pass the Regents.

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Tough grader but if you work hard enough you'll succeed!

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Makcey was a great teacher. I was completely ready for 10th! When the workload became too much, she was there to help and truely wanted her students to pass.

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the term paper process should have been shortened in order to get all the units done for the final. she was a good teacher, but DON'T PROCRASTINATE!

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Very good teacher she teaches alot!!!!!

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she was great this year...she'll work with you to improve your grades, she's fair, you deserve the grades you get generally and there's extra credit to help you

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While you are totally against this women while in class, looking back she is a great teacher and one which everyone should take. She will teach you something.

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MAC ATTACK!!!!! What really annoys me about her, is that on every test I get like, a 70-something on, she puts "Good". um, NO!

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She gives so much extra credit that to not get a good grade in her class is ridiculous and totally the fault of the student. She's fair in her grading.

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Very hard class, and if you like to procastinate, you're going to fail.

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tough teacher, but prepares you for the real world!

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4any scared 8th graders- If you work hard and try the best, you'll do awesome! Dont listen to these horror stories! Shes the greatest! TAKE HER! YOU WONT B SRY!

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Mrs. Mackey was so hard but now looking back on the year, I have learned so much as a writer and as a student. Be specific in everything and do hula dancing

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mrs.m is really hard. her class is like..in a league of its own. thats how hard it is. and she isnt that helpful. i dont like her.

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The "KEY" to the "MAC"-attack is to be prepared to spend your entire year exclusively on performing her bidding, because that's what you'll need to get the "H".

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I had her for my SS teacher, now my son will have her for his 9th grade year. She can be a great teacher, but very hard when it comes to grading.

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DON'T SLACK OFF. and you will be successful. She's a sweet lady after-the-fact, but while she's your teacher, just do your absolute best. and learn how to cook!

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her class is very hard and you have to follow her directions exactly to get a good grade. She trys to give the other side of the story but sometimes goes to far

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Um... who said she's brainwashing us? I think she just gives us both sides of the story. HARD but if you work hard, you'll do fine.

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She's soooo hard, but she really is helpful and nice if your honest and you participate

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Dis lady is awesome! She's so nice n givez tunz of xtra credit.

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She teaches the skills we need to know. She's hard, but she's good

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she can be intimidating, but she's an awsome teacher!! I learned so much...

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hard but great teacher

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very nice but as a teacher she is the hardest i have ever had and will ever have

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common, shes hard, but we all love her

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Mackey is hard work, but you learn a ton.

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archaic approach. do not use word tribe

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The most effective teacher I have ever, and probably will ever have

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She taught us a lot. You will appreciate all of the hard work later on!

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Mrs. Mackey was the hardest, if you're not caucasin, then you got a higher grade

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nicest teacher i've ever had

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Mrs. Mackey was the best! She taught me organization!

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MRS MACKEY ROCKS THE HOUSE

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great teacher...keep it up mack attack

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say you like castro and the mackster will bestow her kindess upon you

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not all people refer to themselves as ethnic groups

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