Average 4.6 based on 96 teacher ratings
David Lukkarila is a Social Studies teacher at Claremont High School located in Claremont, California and part of CUSD. David Lukkarila's 96 teacher ratings contributes to Claremont High School's ranking of 804 in California. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Claremont High School is 4.21 stars.
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Lukkarila had personally taught myself, my brother and my two elder cousins, with me having taken 3 years of classes under his instruction. He was definitely very quirky, easily excitable and had a pretty welcoming personality. He seemed a little more distracted my junior and senior year (the second and third classes I had with him), but it does seem understandable since he finally had his first child...
I found his teaching methods to be effective and was considerate of his students.

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Ain't nothing like a story about his days back in the army. Man, that guy was awesome

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One of the best teachers I ever had!!! Had him for BOTH AP World and AP Econ...learned so much!

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Great guy, he loves the material and knows it well.

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He was such an amazing teacher. I still don't understand why they got rid of him. He explained everything so well, it was unbelievable. His teaching style was quite unique and I seriously think CHS lost an amazing guy. I'm going to miss him dearly.

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My favorite teacher. Makes us history interesting and fun to learn. I will miss him

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funniest and most interesting teacher there is! econ wouldn't be the same without luk!

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This guy is Awesome!!! I had him for US History and it was the best class ever ...although he goes off-topic talking about his son and life. All the tests he gave us was the BOMB and got an A!!! Hope you're still teaching another 10 years, Mr. Lukkarila! ^^ -Franklin

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i dont know. he's chill, but sometimes too much.

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He's absolutely PRICELESS... hahaha. Great teacher despite his random, but awesome tangents about his garden, wife, kid, and military experience. Very lenient and understanding.

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Mr. Luk ROXS!! Made AP Econ exam easy . . . PRICES=FREEDOM--CUT COSTS AT ALL COSTS--MB=MC!!

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PRICES!!!

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good teachers never last..... and he was a GOOD ONE

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He is so popular, but TERRIBLE TEACHER. You will not learn anything in his class so prepare to read by yourself. Talks about his life too much to the point it gets aggravating. he needs to stfu.

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Myfavorite

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Best teacher on campus! Great in World though he isn't teaching that anymore, but even better in Econ. He doesn't even care if you sleep. Stories + movie time? So much fun!He came to our graduation!08

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He is a great teacher. his teaching method is weird, but you learn a lot and he is super entertaining

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He is one of the best teachers I ever had. I graduated in '03 and I still remember econ (and I didn't pay attn or read for his class) but it was all his stories!

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coolest teacher ive ever had. always willing to discuss after class with students.

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Mr. Lukk is a good teacher, but talks too much about his personal life and the life he lived in the past.

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I won't lie I think this class is amazing. Never boring. Ha ha everything from singing RANGERRRRRRRRRRR! to the best wrestler named Ray. I love Lukk!

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one of the few teachers in chs who knows about what they are teaching a lot of work but it helps in the end with the ap exam the stories are hilarious and he's not really a bad per

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Thanks for making my HS "experience"--Lukk is like the Discovery Channel...he's enthusiastic about teaching history! Lukk knows his stuff--very learned! :)

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SUPER-hyper = SUPER-entertaining...never a dull moment, but be ready for the work--most demanding class at CHS--U Go Lukk!!!!! :)

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One of the, hands down, best teachers in the school. There need to be many more teachers like him - he can actually teach a subject. Amazing teacher, cool guy.

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Although he may be really tough, I am mostly certainly glad to be learning things and having a good time in his class rather than the other options: Shama or regular history.

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APecons hard but if you study youll do ok. lukks very entertaining tho it isnt hard to fall asleep in some of his lectures as they are very repetitive w/ graphs

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Pretty good teacher I learn a lot from him

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w00t! Lukk is awesome!

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so much work~ too tough.... i guess i wasnt ready for this class...you take him, 2 hours of sleep... =_= otherwise..funny and hyper...

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A tough teacher who can be a bit arrogant, but he's my favorite teacher in all honesty. Great sense of humor, energetic, cynically hilarious.. great man!

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AP Econ's a good class (wayyyy better than AP World)...he prepares you well with all of those packets he hands out.

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Lukk is awesome, energetic, exciting, and teaches you something new everyday! He motivates and prepares you for the AP exam. 5! 5! 5! 5! 5! 5!

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I love this man! He is the greatest teacher ever!

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Class of 04 roxs. AP Econ 5! 5!

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Fantastic teacher. Really difficult but makes what comes in college not so much of a shock. Helps a lot.

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i like the way he teaches, helps you remember stuff. one of my favorite teachers.

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Luke avoids the riff-raff, keeps us headed in the right direction. (Ignore his "stalkers," most likely failed his class).

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Cool teacher. Nice guy. Does take credit for some things that he shouldn't. But he's alright.

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Luk is one of the best teachers I have ever had. He teaches what you need to know, and has fun along the way. Pay attention but not too much. GREAT GUY!!!! 5!5!

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good teacher will learn lots funny stories (please lock up his video cabinate, please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

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ok, lukk's the best teacher EVER!!!!! i lukkarilla is a good man with the best intentions in mind for getting the best scores.

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Work? AP Class? Really? Who wuda thought?

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Tough topic, great teacher . . . laughed everyday, a difficult feat considering the topic: AP Econ.

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Had Mr. Lukkarila in AP World. Earned a 5. Have Mr. Lukkarila in AP Econ. Expect a 5. Thanks Mr. L.

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Skip Lukkarila, if you want a life!! Way too much work for me...save Econ for college and enjoy your senior year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I bombed my sub. A exam cause I referred to econ. grrr... Take Lukk's class as you speak only econ. He's a hilarious teacher, just pay attn in class. I didn't.

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easy class for an easy AP. made it pretty much painless and tolerated a lot more than he should have from me heheh. i got that 5/5 for you, buddy

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cool guy, really funny, but might take things too far sometimes. 5!5!5! too bad i let him down cause i was too busy doing the insane amounts of hw to actually study.... his class consumed 80% of my hw load and will again next year, econ here i come....

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Very cool teacher, but is a little too paranoid about those AP test scores.

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Mr. Lukk is a cool teacher, HILARIOUS actually. But he treats his students like numbers and plays favorites.

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The Lukk is the very best teacher ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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will get u into a good college

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we have lives!!!

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GREAT TEACHEr. Ignores the riff-raff, as it should be. 5s for everyone. GO L UK

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Your a really good teacher, we should have a new chant. Gao, Gao, Gao!

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can I love myself more?

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You are the best!!!!!!

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I GRAVEL AT YOUR FEET! AND TEACHING SKILLS! PRICE IS LOVE!!!

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A little crazy, but cool

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busy work!

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enjoy the holidays

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6th Period AP Econ . . . DAUB! DAUB! DAUB!

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best teacher I ever had !!! go LUKE

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Oh can I possibly be nicer

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I wish you could teach at my college

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interesting stuff go LUKE

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Thanks for all the advice LUKE

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thanks for everyting LUKE

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fun and easy class, go LUKE!!!!

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Mr Luke, you're awesome!!!

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intense class with good results!

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SO enthusiastic!!!

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Awesome Class

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Absolutely fabulous

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Very cool teacher

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good teacher

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Hi Mr Luke! Anyone who gives you a one didn't do their homework!!!! :):):):):)

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ADD, ARMY, WHATEVER. IT WORKS! THE MAN HAS THE HIGHEST AP PASS RATE.

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The best summer school and ap econ teacher ever. My all time favorite teacher

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Classroom is not the Army

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Its all about love and dookie

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Its GRRRREAT

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the dook says, its all about love

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hardcore fun with the duke

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hardcore economics action

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the duke reccomends him

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I Love Mr. Lukkarila's Enthusiasm and Liveliness; He's a 5,5!

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Military style fun

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Stop rrepeating yourself stop repeating yourself stop repeating yourself

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Makes AP Econ Easy/Fun

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Learn a lot!

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Mr. Luke gets the job done!

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BEST TEACHER ON CAMPUS

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Feel like I am ready for AP Exams

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Highly caffeinated fun!

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