Desert Vista High School

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Average 4.26 based on 3,332 teacher ratings
Desert Vista High School is a public high school located in Phoenix, Arizona and part of Tempe Union High School District. Desert Vista High School is ranked 95 in Arizona. Learn More

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Tempe Union High School District

3,064 Students Enrolled
1,550 Male | 1,514 Female
16440 S 32nd St Phoenix AZ 85048
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She is an amazing teacher and person. I would definitely take her class again. You can tell she puts in a ton of...
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I had him for computer apps, get on his good side and you are in for an AWESOME year!! Just listen to what he says...
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Mr.Fajman is the best teacher at desert vista hands down, i love the class its amazing he has great tastes in films....
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Ms. Yamamoto is really good at explaining things. She makes our class much more interesting and understandable at the...
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Best teacher I've ever had. Every sentence he says he says with purpose. Seriously, it sounds like he's forever...
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There's a bunch of mixed reviews for this woman. Obviously if you're one of her favorites, you're gonna like her, if...

Lois Calo

Department English
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Mrs. Calo is very smart, however she has issues communicating with her students. She has very hard Tests... and if...

Josh Thye

Department Music
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Overall pretty nice, has a habit of talking way too much - but I feel it's because he is insecure. He cares about...
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I miss Anna Battle
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I entered my junior year having never received anything less than an A in my life. I got a B. However, I have never...

Jerry Wade

Department Math
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It's been eleven years since I had Mrs. Wade, but even after college and time in the military, she still comes out in...
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Koester was a brilliant teacher who ran her class like a college course. Unfortunately, many students failed to study...
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Good Fun teacher! gets the classes attention but he can try to hard for the kids to like him, repeats jokes and...
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Morales is one of these teachers who just knows how to connect with students. He's really down-to-earth and treats...
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Okay I want to know why on earth this teacher is getting so many great reviews. Mrs. Benedict has made my writing...
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Mr.Peterson is a great man. His class is really easy, he is really nice, and he is very easygoing. By the way, all...
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Senora Fountain was awesome!!! I seriously learned SO much in her class and it was SO much fun!!! She is really kind...
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Doesn't answer questions when asked.
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Coach Crowl is a great teacher, yet sometimes his help is limited. He trys his best to educate but is a litlle biased...
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Best Teacher EVER!!!!!
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My impression of Mr. B has yet to fade in 3 years since graduating. Few teachers emanate even a fourth of the passion...

Tim Thies

Department Science
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Now that you have read all the reviews from Mr. Thies football players. Yes he's the coach. Its time for some truth....
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What I miss most about DV is Miss Domino! She was helpful to me in my senior year. She's funny and a really good...

Daryl Evans

Department Math
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Mr Evans is an awesome math teacher, hard to expect much more. Yes, he has dry lectures I would agree but I mean it's...
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1st Class Math teacher, goes above and beyond to help students, highly rated for Alg3-4 or Pre-Calculus you cannot do...

Mr. Lamb

Department Science
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Mr lamb was honestly the best teacher ive had so far. super chill and lenient. i wouldve failed any other science class.
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anatomy had a lot of memorizing, so know that before you pick your science. Domp knows the material!
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He's generally an amazing teacher. Brilliant, fun-loving, and he actually teaches you things. Which is impressive,...
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Best teacher I ever had. Kind, caring, and super friendly. Class is easy as long as you pay attention for the most part.

Kevin Willis

Department Math
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Worst programming teacher ever. The only way I learned anything in this class was doing extra things at home. In AP...
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The dude knows his physics I got an A+ in his class at times he can be mean I hate his class but I have an A so I'm...
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She is the best! I have been missing work for a month and I turned it in 3/4 of the whay done and got 100%!!!
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DR. Johnson has such a crazy story. He has a gone through a bunch of (bad stuff) outside of school but he still comes...

Rita Simon

Department Math
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She was a good teacher. I had her for geometry and the class was really easy. Just raise your hand and ask lots of...
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Coach C is amazing and one of the best people I have met in my life. I love Coach C. This is Vista
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Contrast to what all the other people say. He is actually very helpful when it comes to the certain unit. It seems as...
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I loved all 3 years of French I had with Mme. Sanders, she really knows her stuff! She is a great teacher, extremely...

Larry Strom

Department Math
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he's never in the room. so if you're good at math, it might be easy, but if you're bad at math, you can't even find...
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I absolutely LOVE Ms. Shaffer!! She is an amazing teacher and she is always willing to help! As long as you pay...
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He enjoys the attention but can stand it when the people listening challenge what he has to say. He has good days and...
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Mr.De Valk has been such an incredible teacher. I can't even describe how much he has helped to improve my voice! I...
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By far the worst administrator I've seen at an academic institution. Her lunch breaks are hours long apparently, so...
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Excellent Teacher, my sons both had/have him and loved his class, great stories to illustrate issues/subject matter,...

Dave Somo

Department Math
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SOMO IS AWESOME!!!! I am so glad was in his class sophomore year!!!
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Expect to work. Hard. His sense of humor is his own, and if you get it, great. If not, you have a year to adapt....
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Thue is an intelligent teacher who truly cares about her students. She does multiple extra credit projects and she is...

Stanley

Department Languages
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I LOVE MR STANLEY! he is very passionate about econmics and made the class very interesting.
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Physics 1-2 and 3-4 were amazing. We will miss you Mr.Roll!!
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MR.Z I CAN'T LIE I FELL IN LOVE WITH ENGINEERING AFTER GOING INTO YOUR CLASS. He knows everything you can imagine and...
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super nice! for some reason most English teachers and moody and B words but she is just the opposite!
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Mrs. Corcoran was by far one of the best teachers I had! She was knowledgeable, always there to answer questions, and...
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Relies on the textbook or the oh so wonderful Mr. Anderson (Teacher who makes youtube videos) to teach. Most class...
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Mr. Hinds is super easy teacher. If you take a class by him, expect an A. He's a friendly, kind, and funny teacher as...
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I love Mrs. Reavis, she's so cute and funny, her class is the easiest out of all of mine
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She is a boring teacher but she is very good at explaining hard math stuff and she is very flexible with helping...

Rezac

Department Health
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He is much better than ford and crowl and he is nice if you do what you are told
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A great teacher who was reassigned to Tempe High School because Battle was after her. She is so smart and was great...
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Amazing teacher. Likes to curse at bad students and says exactly what's on her mind. Very, very, very, knowledgeable...
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His class is a lot of fun, and you learn the material very well. He explains everything in such a way, that you can...
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great teacher thx for the work skills.:)
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not too helpful as a counselor but an alright guy overall
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Best teacher on earth. Nice funny and a good teacher. Moved up to honors after having him! Best teacher ever!
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Severe attitude problems that causes constant problems in the class on a daily basis. Choses favorites and is very...
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One coach i really loved to death as a person. Glad to say hes one of my friends and love seeing him through the...
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Poor, if you do wrestling fine, but see how far thats gets you in life, shockingly bad Math teacher, for goodness...
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She truly deserves all 5s! She made gym a blast to be in!
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Doesnt help, doesnt answer questions. ignore's questions. loses assignments. terrible handwriting, hard to...
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Plz teach AP Bio next year so people will actually sign up for it!!! She's helping me prep for the ap bio exam in May...
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OH MY GOSHHHH!!!!! I hated this class!!!! It was SO boring and there was so much busy work and she was SO boring and...
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Definitely an awesome guy though I don't know that he ever actually "taught" me anything in his Yearbook class. He...
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I've had Ms. Rad for both AP Chemistry and Organic Chemistry, and she is simply an amazing teacher. She does fun labs...
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Palumbo was a great teacher. She was nice, humble and nice. I loved her.
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The best!
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She is at Corona now. Love her!
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Mr. Klein is a great teacher, truly is amazing. haters gonna hate, Klein is gonna sk8

Dastous

Department Math
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She definitely cares about her students' success and making sure that they know the material, including postponing...

Rick Cotton

Department Math
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easiest class ever he did not teach
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I loved silva at the beginning of the year. I thank him for some great memories. however, he turned into a major...
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Best football coach and PE teacher in AZ.
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Very knowledgeable in the mathematical field, very helpful in her explanations
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She assigns way too much homework. 3-4 worksheets per day- mostly busy work. She is nice enough, but a little...
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Tolman is a great teacher. Honest, helpful, and extremely entertaining.
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He is very nice and helpful, but he does show a lot of favoritism. Hardly ever actually teaches us anything. The...
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Walt rocks
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salty, smart, good class
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Best teacher EVER!!!

Lisa Foor

Department English
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Mrs. Foor was amazing!
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She's an amazing teacher. I would 100% recommend her, and if you get her for Honors Freshman English you should feel...
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Everyday, she is late to class, complains about her morning, and puts paragraphs of notes she finds of google for us...
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I had Mr. Reinhardt in 2010-2011. He was an awesome teacher! Always let students have their own opinion, but...

Ruth Boyle

Department French
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good teacher very clear on goals for the class i have never once not know what my homework for the night was if you...

Amy Marino

Department Math
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One my favorite math teachers I ever had.She has a way of making math seem easy and overall a wonderful teacher.
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I love her so much! She co-taught Geometry with Ms. Pauter(Cascante) and she knew more than Ms. Pauter and taught it...
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Best teacher ever
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Great guy - he loves his subject of teaching and tries to make you understand/love it too. Great teacher, take him if...
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I loved it every time I walked into the class and he was my sub. Colonel Perry is awesome.
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Ms. Bruner was a good teacher. She gets off topic a lot and will let students direct the conversation away from the...
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Class is organized and he gives you everything you need to do very well. Tests are easy. Good teacher.
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Ms. Hultsman is a fabulous Spanish teacher. She is always willing to help and her expectations are high, but...
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It's because of Mr. Scroggins that I pursued a career in Science. He was an amazing teacher. He taught me that...
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