Average 4.6 based on 51 teacher ratings
Allen Rudolph is a Social Studies teacher at Los Gatos High School located in Los Gatos, California and part of LGSUHSD. Allen Rudolph's 51 teacher ratings contributes to Los Gatos High School's ranking of 1,361 in California. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Los Gatos High School is 4.16 stars.
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POSSIBLY NOT TEACHING ANYMORE / Rudy's a phenomenal teacher and he prepared our class for the AP test, but towards the end of the year he became sick and eventually hospitalized, so we had subs teaching us the curriculum. What he did teach us, though was helpful and the practice DBQ's were a lifesaver!

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Absolute king of Los Gatos High School. Dwarfs all other humanities teachers in the United States PERIOD. You will learn more about effective writing in APUSH than you will in AP Lit. Get on Mr. Rudolph's good side by raising your hand often, asking questions in class, and going in during tutorial time, and you will receive a great letter of recommendation from one of the most respected, knowledgeable, and cunning teachers at Los Gatos High School.

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Teaches like a college class and despite his limited use of technology he Is the best history teacher I have ever had

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His class is really hard but he's one of the best teachers I've ever had. Even though the work is hell calss is really fun and engaging

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Mr. Rudolph is awesome.

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Rudolph is the smartest man I know. There is not a question regarding history that he would not know off the top of his head. He's really easy-going and understanding. He's a funny guy, and he makes the class very interesting! It's a hard course, but Rudolph makes it worth it!

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He's a god at explanation. I admire him to a high degree.

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He knows the material well but doesn't give you a chance to say what you want to say. It's a hard class.

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I have him for AP Euro and his knowledge on the subject is remarkable. He knows the details from every angle and is an excellent history teacher.

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Extremely good teacher. I enjoy listening in discussions, and he seems to know everything.

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Extremely good teacher. I enjoy listening in discussions, and he seems to know everything.

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Rudolph is easily one of the best teachers I've had. I had him for AP Euro this year and can't wait to hopefully get him for APUSH. He knows so much; it's ridiculous. He's also really funny, easygoing, and tells the best stories of his adventures in Europe! We also watch great movies, except the movie quizzes are really hard. RUDOLPH FOR THE WIN

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Probably the best teacher I've had at LGHS. Seriously knows everything. He prepares students for the AP test perfectly and it helps that he is a genius. WATCH GANGS OF NEW YORK IT'S HIS FAVORITE.

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Rudolph is the greatest teacher I have ever had. He not only makes the huge amounts of information in history understandable, but he actually makes them fun too. Hands down, best teacher in LGHS. Homeboy is basically a college professor/walking, talking encyclopedia in a high school setting. And he was an awesome chaperone when I went to Europe with him and his wife. He corrected the tour guides' history facts. He's so awesome.

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AMAZING TEACHER! I look forward to his lectures every day. Makes 90 minutes of lecture/discussion really interesting. Material would normally be hard, but he dumbs it down so it makes sense. Also really funny. He is a walking, talking history book. DEFINITELY take APUSH - it's worth it!

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Knows material incredibly well. Even though I didn't do any homework throughout the year, I still got a 4 on the AP. Great class... Mr. Rudolph truly cultivates a love for history in his students.

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awesome teacher! he made me find history interesting!

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Amazing lectures. Really knows what he is talking about. He would give me 3s on the practice tests and I (and about everybody else in my class) ended up getting 5s on the AP. He really prepares you fo

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An encylopedia on legs. Awesome teacher!

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A reincarnated encyclopedia

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Practically a genius. Don't sit front and center in the class, and you'll be fine.

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It does get really complicated, but you learn a lot. This truly is a college-level course though, so watch out!

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The man is brilliant. He's quirky and has some hilarious idiosyncrasies, but he certainly understands the material. If you want to learn, take APUSH.

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Best teacher I ever had...smartest teacher at LGHS

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AWESOMEST teacher ever - enough said

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a little bit hard but he is still very cool and will explain stuff if you ask him too

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Undoubtedly the brightest teacher in the school. Funny and interesting too

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Isolates and picks on students. I felt like I was taking AP when I was in the regular class. Would be nice if we could talk while doing homework...

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Tough, but fair. Really good prep for college. Take the time to get to know him. It's worth it.

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If you want a college experience in high school, take APUSH and APGOV. This man is brilliant. I am in college, and NONE of my professors are as good as R-dog.

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favorite class! never get bored of his lectures.

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Really great at lecturing and knows everything there is to know about US History. However, he has trouble hearing over coughs.

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hard but worth it

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Rudolph's class helped me decide to major in Political Science. That class was the coolest. Rudolph is the man!!

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rudolph's the man

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Lotsa fun after AP exam with Diplomacy and movies.

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He tries to be cool.

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he's the high school equivalent of the best college prof. remember morocco.

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best teacher at LGHS, fun, brilliant, teaches students to think critically

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Good teacher, tough class for most. Ask him about Jeopordy (sp?)

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What's amazing is he knows the material AND he's fair

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The best lecturer in the school. TAKE APUSH!

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Caca fuego!

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Shows films like "1776" and "They shoot horses, don't they?"

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had hoped for better than on jeopardy, but hey, he's human.

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Introduces kids to thinking critically much more than any other staff memeber.

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Great discussions, diplomacy rules

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always had fun listening to rudolph talk and tell stories.

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A little hard, but he know's his material and get's it across.

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History should be fun

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Awesome.

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