Desert Mountain High School

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Average 4.14 based on 2,029 teacher ratings
Desert Mountain High School is a public high school located in Scottsdale, Arizona and part of Scottsdale Unified District. Desert Mountain High School is ranked 13 in Arizona. Learn More
12575 E. Via Linda Scottsdale AZ 85259
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My favorite teacher in high school. Funny, highly intelligent, and very understanding. Truly prepared me for college....
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TYler is my best friend. He is so smart and awesome. HArd tests. IS cool. Has a beard.
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Absolutely the BEST math teacher I've had in my entire high school experience-maybe my life!! Mr. Fulmer is a...
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Unorganized. Cannot teach. Constantly criticizes everything you do. Impossible to negotiate or have a simple argument...
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Vining does go over concepts fastly but he expects you to read textbook before class. Thats why everyone complains....
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Chris Fredericks. Amazing for IB HL-1 History (had him in 2017-18). Only negative thing I have to say is "Why do we...
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due to the fact that the spanish 2 class i had last year taught me literally notHING, this class has been extremely...
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Hes a wonderful teacher with many stories to tell.
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one of my favorite teachers ive ever had. hard tests but prepared me well for the AP test!
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Class is challenging, but I've learned so much from Ms. Flitton! She's been super helpful and an overall great...
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algebra ii with mr. francois is not that bad as long as you pay at least a little bit of attention during class....

Cathy Sherry

Department Math
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Awful teacher. Homework is a lot. Tests are like hw. Does not teach at all. Hard A.
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Assumes everyone is a cheater. Would rather give you a 0 than admit shes wrong
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Best teacher, super caring, don't chew gum in class
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Love love love him! his lessons were very clear and he always answered any questions i had!hes a great teacher i wish...
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great guy, really good , pizza
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Very dry class and personality, we get a textbook at the beginning of the year, and instead of using that, she copies...
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First semester is a breeze. Second semester, not so much. She expects us to be able to be higher than IB students...
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She was the absolute best chemistry teacher!!! I loved chemistry just because she made the class more interesting...
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Trapp was the absolute best. Great teacher, great guy. Helped me get a 5 on the AP exam so if you study and try to...
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Diozzi is okay I guess. I mean she did not really teach and I always did poorly on the listening section because she...
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I am now a medical student at the University of Arizona, but remember having Mr. Bernier for AP STATS. I was looking...
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She is the most fantastic and amazing woman. What a wonderful teacher. I loved her class so much and had the best...
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He's now an assistant principal for seniors. I met with him with my mom, and he was nice and willing to help me out....
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I love Nori! She's more like a Coach/Friend/Second Mother than a teacher. Dance is absolutely amazing with her as a...

Kamka

Department English
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Mrs. Kamka is a very knowledgable teacher. She is a super strict grader, so there is a slim chance you can get an A...
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Mr Rio is an amazing teacher. His classroom gave me a wonderful end of the year.
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I was in her People's PE in the first hour. Truly an amazing teacher, she protected me from bullies and was a thrill...
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The work is so straight forward. He really is such a great teacher and I feel sorry for anyone who won't have him as...
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Mr. Johnson doesn't know how to teach correctly. He has everyone learn off their textbooks and doesn't actually teach...
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BEST TEACHER EVER!!! very smart and involved and really just knows how to teach unlike a lot of the science teachers...
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i find him to be extremely rude and sarcastic. He also has a big problem with adding to your work without asking and...
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Mr. Prather is one of my most memorable teachers, both because of his class and his personality. Ill be honest -- at...
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I had Toolan in 07 and her class wasn't hard if you were smart. To the idiots who are complaining about homework and...
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love her!

Ann Foster

Department Math
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Very hard class, she has a boring voice, but you WILL learn math if you take her class. Overall good teacher

Kelly Beaith

Department Math
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She does not teach or explain things thouroughly. Students are basically self taught.
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Mr.Cawley is an absolutley fantastic teacher. My daughter has never been more enthusiastic about learning the french...
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Extremely hard and could be boring but he knows his stuff and loves to teach. He repeatedly shows how much he...
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the best teacher around.Make sure you work hard and she will assist you. she prepares everyone for college.don't...
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most devoted teacher for bio and definently knows what hes doing
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He was my favorite teacher ever!! I miss him :(

Shaun Holmes

Department Math
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Holmes was a great teacher one of the best math teachers I've ever had, and he was always there to help if anyone...

Dr. Hayes

Department Math
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Most Extraordinary Person and Teacher that I've met at DMHS. He goes above and beyond to insure that student will at...
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She's a great French teacher. Her homework is easy and never takes more than 15minutes. Although it doesn't help you...
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Mr Barber is an incredibly intelligent teacher. he really seemed to know what he was talking about and presented it...
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Bryan Rice is everything a high school coach should NOT be!
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Literally the easiest class ever. I got a perfect score for the final. You will learn a little about business and do...
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She generally likes people who either always pay attention or are just good at biology. But just don't get on her bad...

Lynn Forman

Department Math
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Wow, so boring. She doesnt know the material she teaches.
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Originally from Poland, he is very good at Spanish. And while it does not seem like an actual class, it is shocking...
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I miss this class, it was probably the most fun class in high school (2001-2002). Lots of creative freedom and an...
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I don't understand why the five star reviews below are getting down voted. Someone seems a little salty... Every...
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I had Mrs. Jensen for Honors and AP English (in 2004 and 2006). She was a controversial teacher then and it looks...
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one of my favorite teachers. you just need to get on her good side. she really cares about everyone. funny at times
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ive never laughed harder anywhere else. she is sooo hilarious. V is awesome.to bad she stopped teaching :(. im glad i...
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I have mixed feelings for Drewnowski (I had her 3 years--for IB Chem and Honors). From her powerpoints/lectures, she...
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One of the greatest teachers to ever be a part of the staff at Desert Mountain High school. His teaching style...
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She doesn't really make sense when she talks, and she is very short tempered with questions. For AP if you study...
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awful. i never learned anything. she's also very selfish.
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The most influential teacher I have ever had. The most amazing man I have ever met. Loved by everyone and all!!!!
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Collie was an awesome guy and was really kind and caring for me and my friend. Yet it could have been just me or it...
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He was my favorite teacher and still is. I loved learning about theater techniques in his class. I have become a...
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He treats you like a college student because he expects you to have read the material before coming into class. If...
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to confusing and is allwasy the devils advocit
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Former Student (2010) Looking back at the class from a college student's perspective, Mrs. Crowell's class was one...
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Awsome teacher. I TAed for him and had him for social studies. More than fair
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greatest man alive. if you say otherwise you dont know Humi. keep him as a teacher.

Ryan Hill

Department Science
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I had Mr. Hill at pinnacle high school my freshman year. His class was so hard i had to get a tutor. His exams were...
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Teaches from powerpoints, pretty easy class. Fun when she's not teaching.
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Not the greatest history teacher, but better than Norm. Organized notes, knew his stuff, good videos, etc. His tests...
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He taught me how to love calculus. One of my best teachers ever. GUTTED to hear that he's gone from DMHS. =(
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If you want a teacher who will let you get away with muder you found her (..or if you enjoy chanting "Mother...
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He is a very good teacher and he is very nice to my classmates.
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Leila Seggar is an outstanding teacher. She is caring and very knowlegeable. Her native French language made her more...
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Best teacher!

B Beckle

Department Math
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He taught me in summer school for two courses and was absolutely amazing. Great guy to talk to and amazing math...

Mr. Ross

Department English
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Great guy, feels like another person rather than a teacher, knew alot about Video. Video productions is a great class...
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Mucho is an AMAZING Spanish teacher and Desert Mountain is very lucky to have her. She has a good amount of class...
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DeFay is awesome. Her tests are pretty specific but she is very helpful and definitely wants everyone to do well.
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If you want a teacher who prides himself on pressing his beliefs on you and your class, he is your man. If you value...
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He's not helpful at all he gives out to much homework after every assignment he assigns another one constantly....
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Mr Wimmer AKA P Money is hands down one of the most enjoyable teachers in the school and is fun to listen to
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Mr.Riegsecker is a very good teacher and I loved having him. The only thing you have to do to get an A is if you...
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I had her las year and she was great she new when to expand on a subject and when to back off. to any of you who dont...
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Martin Butler is the most amazing man in the world! He's not a traditional teacher, and really brings brings the...
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Walters is one of my faves. Hard sometimes but fair, and understands students. Would be my #1 if she eased up on...
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Truthfully knows nothing about Chemistry...waste of time.
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She does not prepare us for the exams. Her grading is unfair; if you miss a character in a word you lose the entire...

Compton

Department Math
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Compton gets too lazy to teach the concepts at prepare you for the test. I've always done my homework but sometimes...
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WE LOVE U, FRED!!! DMHS is going to miss u.
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Full of himself, wastes time in class talking about utter nonsense, doesn't take critiques well, doesn't adhere to...
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Russell is the man, my favorite teacher in all 4 years at DM. So sad he retired, but Russell is the best, and he has...
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Despite her tests being pretty challenging, Dr. Wells is easily one of the best teachers I've had at DM, if not the...
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