Georgetown Day School - Upper School

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Average 4.39 based on 751 teacher ratings
Georgetown Day School - Upper School is located in Washington D.C., Dc with an average teacher rating of 4.39 stars. When comparing Georgetown Day School - Upper School's teachers to other teachers in the state of Dc, Georgetown Day School - Upper School's teachers are below the average of 4.42 stars. Georgetown Day School - Upper School ranks 1 amongst all High Schools in the state of Dc. Learn More

Andy Lipps

Department Math
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He's a great teacher! I strongly dislike ap calc and I'm lowkey terrible at math, but he is amazing at talking with...
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John is so unbelievably brilliant?? I'm p sure he's an immortal being. He grades your work accurately and gives you...
22 ratings
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I'm not bitter; I say this as someone with a good grade in her class who just ardently disagrees with her teaching...
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I had him for AP Chem and he was really detailed in his explanations!
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Very Strict. Throws markers at people multiple times per class. Pretty intimidating, so not very helpful. He just has...
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An amazing teacher!
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Gary is an excellent teacher. Sometimes he plays the guitar, but overall he was a great teacher with good teaching...

Meg Busse

Department English
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one of the hardest teachers i've had. but everything she taught us has been so useful. and she was really funny.
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lynne isnt that bad! shes not great in a class, but shes very helpful outside of class.
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i had nooman throughout middle school and she is a HUGE step down. my midterm is tomorrow and i have just realized...
16 ratings
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Absolute champ! This man is the book.
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I LOVE KAREN
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Bill George is one of the kindest people I've ever met. He's an insanely caring person who only wants the best for...
37 ratings
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Richard can be hard to follow & hard to listen to. He knows he knows more than you do but at the same time seems to...
3 ratings
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A demanding wonderful teacher who cares about her students tremdously. I will never forget her. What you put into her...
15 ratings
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Bill Wallace has changed my life. He is a brilliant man and teaches high school students because he wants to, even...
6 ratings
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literally the reason i got into college was because of this woman. nobody in dc knows more about schools than she...
14 ratings
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ca was my advisor for 4 years and my teacher for two. amazing woman and knows so much about biology and life in...
8 ratings
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he always asks me to pick up trash....
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great teacher!!
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better than Barbara from the middle school but I was more excited when I met him last June than I should have been
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hes boring
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i luv her so so so so sooo much. best teacher ever!!!!!!!
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Perfect teacher
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yka was bar none, the nicest teacher i've ever had at gds. she helped me while i struggled to learn spanish and she...
23 ratings
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one of the best teachers i've ever had. ridiculously smart, doesn't care if you're texting or something in class,...
4 ratings
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great guy and really aweesome
10 ratings
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Best language teacher I've ever had. Prepared us so much for the final, gave us an outline WITH EXAMPLES!!! We went...

Paul Nass

Department Math
18 ratings
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You're gonna go to Zabar's. You're gonna go to the counter, there will be a lady in a white hat. Her name will be...

K.C. Lawler

Department Math
6 ratings
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K.C. puts trick questions on her test and rushes through material. <3
22 ratings
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Harold was probably one of the only friends I had at GDS -- great teacher and one of the nicest, most caring guys...
38 ratings
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Clay has been, and still is my favorite English teacher I've ever had. For years I struggled with my writing, but...
3 ratings
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He speaks only Spanish during class, so it's a bit tricky. He makes class fun, though
24 ratings
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I enjoy Sue Ikenberry's teaching and presence and have had the privilege of having her as an adviser for an,...
10 ratings
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Annie's class is tough but you will learn so much more than writing and grammar in it.

Juan Vidal

Department Math
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He was one of the nicest math teachers I have ever had. I was a complete mess during the majority of the classes that...
2 ratings
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Fabulous. So smart. So caring. Best teacher I've had
4 ratings
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awesome awesome awesome, not a better phototeacher out there

Nathan Vish

Department Math
3 ratings
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I wouldn't have survived Algebra II without Nathan! Honors was a super difficult and fast paced class so his amazing...

Bill Turner

Department Music
6 ratings
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never be satisfied. <3
3 ratings
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What a great guy. Spending every night at school until 10 in the theater with him changed my life. He is incredibly...
4 ratings
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Kathy seems a bit intense, but she's genuinely one of the kindest people. While she does play favorites to an extent,...
2 ratings
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Cares a lot about her students' success.

Kevin Joy

Department Math
1 rating
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Kevin helped me love math. I never liked math until having him. Whenever I needed help, he was always very helpful...
6 ratings
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I was so sad when he left. Biggest mistake GDS made was not making him principal when they had the change.
3 ratings
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she was the greatest teacher EVR!! i luuuv her
6 ratings
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LOVER HER. Best spanish teacher. Cares for her students and their grades
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The best teacher I have ever had. Always available and caring.
4 ratings
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Only somewhat knowledgeable in biology but knows more than enough to teach the class. A genuinely nice and funny guy...
4 ratings
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Great personality, great teacher. Her accent is a little strong but everyone loves it and everyone understands what...
13 ratings
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Suzie may have many talents, but unless you are one of her "favorites"--(which means, smiles, stays quiet until...

Judy Knight

Department Math
3 ratings
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Judy could be a good teacher if she wanted to help you. I had her and she hated me, and at the end of the year she...
1 rating
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William is a great track coach. He believes in the mantra "no pain, no gain." He will push his team and stop at...

Kate Rueter

Department Math
2 ratings
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Kate is a great teacher and really nice person - made me love math
22 ratings
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knows literally zero info about bio but hes nice and he is really trying
3 ratings
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One of the nicest people in the world
6 ratings
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Can pick favorites a bit, but probably the smartest person I know, with ridiculous on a vast range of topics (except...
2 ratings
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Chose favorites, and graded their work differently. not a sign of a good teacher. (even though he liked me, it was...
2 ratings
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Although she can be very blunt, she cares a lot about her students and wants them to succeed. She helped students...
10 ratings
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Kathy is a great combination between great teacher and great person. She is extremely knowledgeable, approachable,...
2 ratings
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he is great. you should take his classes
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Laura is amazing, but you have to do what ever she says or you will risk getting on her bad side. She knows how to...
3 ratings
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Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent. I love this man. He is very dedicated and...
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She may not hold the most exciting classes- but she really teaches spanish so that even if you are just starting out...
4 ratings
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TAYLOR IS THE GOAT
6 ratings
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I'm not sure why people like this guy. He has very little personality and even less teaching ability. I suppose...
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Best teacher I have ever had in my life. Amazing artist.
3 ratings
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shes just not very smart and a bad teacher request not to have her
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Her class changed the way I thought about English. She made the classroom such a friendly environment and welcomed...
12 ratings
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he works at Edmund Burke now. he is one of my favorite teachers, but a tough teacher. I learned so much with him.
6 ratings
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Hated my class with him, did not learn a thing
3 ratings
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He's a cool cat.
3 ratings
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Just want an excellent administrator should be. She will be missed.
25 ratings
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The best teacher I've ever had in high school and in college.
4 ratings
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I LOVE MAYRA!!!! Class is hard but she is so nice and helpful. LOVE HER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Phil is a great teacher
12 ratings
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She is an incredible teacher!!!!!!! OMG I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!! This is the first math class I've been engaged in and not...
9 ratings
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Char Char is an excellent teacher. Very smart, very deep thinking, funny, and nice. I loved being in his class and...
5 ratings
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judy was so great she improved my grammar, spelling, and writing so much. She was tied for one of my favorite...
13 ratings
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He always knows when you need 1 on 1 time with him. He is the best teacher ever! so helpful and he makes learning...
3 ratings
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Michael is by far the best teacher I have ever had. He is the greatest guy, and I have learned SO much this year!
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helpful teacher
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amba!!! totally cool but yea is a little slow with papers.
4 ratings
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MY LIFE

Coy Dailey

Department Math
5 ratings
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he is AMAZING.
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did not hand back any quizzes. very unhelpful, not a fair grader. just got papers back today from March.
10 ratings
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Polly is a god. Made me love chemistry and is easily one of the funniest people at GDS.
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i really like eduardo
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Aicha is awesome. She is one of the best teachers you will ever have!

Lee Goldman

Department Math
8 ratings
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Lee is absolutely phenomenal in every way. No one is nicer or more organized. We love you, Lee!
4 ratings
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Amina is an amazing teacher, and your writing will be exponentially better after a year with Amina. Yes, she's a...
2 ratings
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She expects hard work, and nothing less. She allows a few extensions per year, but stands her ground. She wants you...
2 ratings
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I love John Golden, he truly made me enthusiastic about English. With a focus on English Lit. his class is truly...
5 ratings
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Hes so nice and very easy
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best teacher in the world!
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luvv you steph
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Jake is the bomb. I know all the girls hate him. Well the girls at my school hate all male teachers.
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