Iowa City West High

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Average 4.13 based on 583 teacher ratings
Iowa City West High is a public high school located in Iowa City, Iowa and part of Iowa City Community School District. Iowa City West High is ranked 33 in Iowa. Learn More
2901 Melrose Ave Iowa City IA 52246
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Matt Harding is a smart and funny guy, but is not really capable to teach AP Physics. He takes hands-on learning too...
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Can't believe that students like him. You can tell Mr. Welch obviously doesn't care for his students, otherwise he...

Karen Meyer

Department Math
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Ms. Meyer for President!
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Bres is so nice. However I wish she is less dramatic hahahaha.
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Trust me when I say you'll not learn anything from her because she doesn't teach well. If you go up to her to ask...
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She is very nice and willing to help.
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She is always helpful.
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It's been just under a month and he already gets 5 stars without question
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Very easy going, love that she doesn't take her class seriously, since it is just a ELA class. I don't take it...
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Yo he is the bomb fr. The G
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I loved all the art classes I took from Christian. He's wonderful at art, and very helpful for people trying to learn...
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I look forward to going to her class every day. We learn a lot and she cares about us!
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She doesn't teach, she gives instructions and makes students do everything. Never understood how she ended up being a...
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Don't like him. He is passionate about teaching and does not care too much about his students. Preferred the past...
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Really good teacher who is very passionate about what she teaches. If you are into writing or designing, definitely...

Jeff Finn

Department English
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You have not had the full high school experience if you haven't had American Humanities with Mr. Finn! His classroom...

Jean Morsch

Department Math
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Loved having Ms. Morsch as a teacher, she made a more challenging math course really easy to understand. She had...
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Anyone who thinks Frese is mean is a student who has never been challenged before. If you are an AP student and want...
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In my experience, Wymer is almost impossible to talk to because he shuts you down immediately. Never liked science...
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He's a great teacher and makes great cotton pickin chicken

Joye Walker

Department Math
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Algebra 2 Honors is by far the hardest math class I have taken. I have always gotten an A in math until this class :(...
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Passionate, knowlegdble &c caring. He is one of those teachers you would actually want to visit after you graduate....
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He's so fun and easy to understand. I never studied for his class at all and I always got A's because he always...
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When I started French, I hated it, but Madame showed me how to love it. I completely flourished in her class and she...

Jon Bach

Department Math
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a wonderful teacher that is always willing to help and is very understanding of students that struggle in his class.
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Barnhouse is definitely my favorite teacher at West High. I took Brit Lit from her, and was much more engaged in all...
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I saw there hadn't been a review left in a minute and decided it was the universe telling me to make a move. Mr....
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He's nice, but kinda spends too much time doing off topic stuff. People say there's a rosenthal gap. I call it the...

James Kirpes

Department Math
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He is a nice teacher but he expects a lot since his tests are hard and he gives a lot of homework. He is very...
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If you like to sit in your desk all day and have a teacher talk at you and rub his hands, you'll love Mr. Aitken.
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Dr. Ordman is the bomb.com. 100% Recommend. Best English teacher at West High.
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One of the best teachers I've ever had.

Rob Medd

Department Music
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I love his class, I always have fun, and he never makes playing music feel like work, which I love. He's very good at...
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Nahra was one of my favorite teachers this year. She jokingly insult people, but she is very nice and laid back. That...
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:) it's a fun class and we have good discussions about English and stuff
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She's a good teacher, but not an amazing teacher. She spends too much time on irrelevant topics sometimes, but she...
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My all-time favorite teacher after 4 years at Iowa City West High. One of the sweetest people you would ever meet....

Rich Medd

Department Music
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Rich would state that he would have requirements for his classes but then back peddles on them, but you still get an...
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Somewhat relaxed teacher. If you work enough in PE, then you will probably get an A. But don't take the class if you...
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She's so kind and open with students ! When someone has a question, she makes sure to explain it fully so its easier...
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very nice but way too hard on her students.
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Wow. She is a really nice woman, but she doesn't really teach anything that well in her class. It should be an easy...
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She is so kind and really acts like a mother in the classroom. Throughout the year studying spanish I got really...
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Seidel is pretty much the worst; the class is impossible. I had a 94 in Spanish 2H then a 77 in Spanish 3H. I'd...
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She's the most sweetest teacher in my high school career. She is very knowledgeable and she is a great teacher in...
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Super Nice and great knowledge of french.
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The class is very hard. Be prepared to spend at least an hour or two of each day doing AP Euro homework. Also make...
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He is literally my favorite English teacher evah. He is so nice and SO helpful. You just have to ask. Also, I learned...
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Physics is a really hard class especially if you are bad at math. Mr. Kahler makes it not so bad. He really tries to...
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He was the best caring teacher, he always care about his students and he always does his best to show us that. His...
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Sra DeVries is the best teacher i have ever had. She cares about the lives of students and is literally the nicest...

Steve Ehren

Department Math
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Would not recommend. Very boring.
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Very nice, one of the best counselors. Sad that she is leaving before my senior year.
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Mr. Henderson is one of the coolest teachers i've ever had. His tests and exams are difficult, but he is a really...
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Amazing, funny, cool love able, and I love having her as a teacher
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He's the bomb digidig! Recommend for econ!!
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super easy to relate to, only teacher who ive actually ever felt comfortable around.
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She's good to get along with overall and is good about getting you help in the realm of changing courses or finding...
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Hartwig is a great English teacher for both 9th grade English and U.S. Lit. His notes are very clear and his tests...
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He always helps students in the classroom, during AFT and is very involved with our work. I respect the way he...

Kevra Hawk

Department Math
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She's super nice and a pretty good teacher. I could see how she treats you like you're in elementary but I don't mind...
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Easily one of the most knowledgeable teachers, certified or trained in many areas of industry. Also a savage,...
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Mr. cooper is a very helpful teacher, he always finds ways to engage his students in the material he teachers, he...
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Absolutely horrible. Maybe she's changed since I had her, but a clueless teacher who has no business being a teacher.

Gregg Witt

Department Math
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Mr. Witt is the best math teacher I've ever had! He teaches so much better than my math teachers in the past. He has...
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Good teacher, pretty relaxed. As long as you try, you get an A. Dont be lazy in his class though, because he doesnt...
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One the best teachers at West High, I had her for Geom. She the best and always wiling to help.
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He cares about his students and will do anything to help you be successful.

Gelene Smutz

Department Math
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She's a really great teacher! She helps a lot and gives you opportunities for you to pass. You'd have to be an idiot...
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Hands down the most talented teacher at west. He knows his stuff and it's evident he cares.
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Super fun and energetic in teaching the class
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He is a very cool teacher and I learned a lot from his class! I usually learn much more when teachers are funny and...