Average 4.14 based on 75 teacher ratings
Jonathan Ferrante is a Social Studies teacher at Smithtown High School West located in Smithtown, New York and part of Smithtown Central School District. Jonathan Ferrante's 75 teacher ratings contributes to Smithtown High School West's ranking of 1,063 in New York. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Smithtown High School West is 4.23 stars.
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Best ss teacher i have ever had, so funny and is just the best t ever

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Good.

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super strict nobody really likes him AT FIRST bc hes serious and makes sure the class is always on task but really amazing teacher you remember the units even after taking the tests bc he always has his students write paragraphs and essays in 1 class period or for homework overnight. you will thank him by the end of the year all your hard work will deff pay off hes one of my favorite teachers and im pretty bad at history

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He's really hard and scary but he's smart and teaches u a lot

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He is a very smart teacher but is somewhat crazy in a good way.

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Mr. Ferrante was the beeeest! Hammurabi's Code, HAMMURABI'S CODE!!!!!!!!!!

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Such a great teacher!!! thanks for a great year mr.ferrante.

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He thinks he knows everything

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He's ugly and sucks, don't have him

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Worst teacher don't have him

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He was a hard teacher when i had him which prepared me for later challenges. During his class you might not see the whole picture and you might not think you are learning the most you possibly could but looking back he was one of my best teachers and taught me a lot.

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Had him for AP World 10 six years ago. He was a very nice guy as well as knowledgeable but a horrible teacher. For the second half of the year, he gave absolutely no assignments (I actually read some textbook chapters on my

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fav teacher this year :D !! if you're takin pre-ap just know that he gets better as the year goes on. he's only tough on everyone in the beginning to scare them into working very hard

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he's the man

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when i started the year he seemed like he was gonna be one of those teachers that you just hate but he has gotten better. however, we're 2 units in, have had 3 going on 4 projects and I can't really say I learned much

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i like him and his class is always fun but he doesnt teach us everything thats on his tests

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just doesnt teach

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Id take a bullet for this man. Had him several years back for AP World and still think hes one of the best teachers Ive ever had. Really knows his stuff inside out...be it India, Africa, Europe or just plain old bird houses.

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He is extremely knowledgable and is more than happy to help anyone. He made our class very comfortable and i looked foward to going to class because it was never boring.

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he's a great guy and i've only had him for 4 months...never gave me the answer" I Dont Know"...

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hes a good funny guy that gets the kids on his side by bringing in his kids but hes nice

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I had him last year for AP world. He is one person I'll never forget. He teaches you not only what you need to know, but about the world and LIFE in general. One of the best teachers i had, and by far one of the wisest

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Great class... goes off about a question for the whole class period. Didn't learn that much, but was able to get it out of the textbook. Always good for a good laugh and an essay monkey...

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he doesn't teach the full subject material

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really nice teacher, but he goes off on random tangents during class. it's funny, and i find myself laughing at some of the things that he says. i don't really learn anything in that class, but reading the textbook teaches me

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ugh, he's not really a good teacher, but he's easy. i havent learned much of anything, but i like him

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Didn't really do much in the class, I love having a male teacher when his wife is having a kid. Is it weird that I find hime a little attractive, oh god haha.

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Without a doubt, one of the best teachers ever! Thanks, Mr. Ferrante.

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mr. ferrante is the best SS teacher.........he actaully makes SS interesting and he's a good teacher

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FERRANTE!

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ferrante you are the man!! no doubt about it, i was in ur first period class last year and i sat all the way on the right in the 1st seat

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Ferrante is awesome! hes a good teacher but he gets off topic too easily. his home work is really hard

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best. teacher. ever.

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Ferrante rox! I had the best debates with him, I drove him nuts but he never held that against me.

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hes cool. gets off the topic eassily. and makes the most jokes ever

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Gets things done, teaches well and makes class fun!! YEAH Ferrante!!

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ferrante is one of the most amazing teachers and people i have ever meet. thank you for sharing your passion and knowledge with us!!

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Straight A's. and so entertaining. It was the best period of the day. I wish I could have him again. A lot of his jokes went right over everyones head. classic

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best ss teacher to have

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FERRANTE OWNS! he is so cool who couldnt like him? he has amazing stories, and he doenst mind making fun of himself. i <3 him!

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greatest teacher ever-got 5 on ap world exam because of him

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Mr Ferrante is the best SS teacher Ive EVER HAD and his 2002-03 4th pd AP World class was the most interesting Ive ever experienced. Ferrante rules all. .313.

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one of the top five tachers ive ever had

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mr. farrante is an awesome teacher. i got a 95 on the regents...he knows his material like the back of his hand and he is very very smart and hilarious!

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If I have to hear this guy ask people in the hall for a pass I'll scream. Way to uptight.

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Mr. Ferrante is the greatest teacher that i have ever had. He makes social studies so enjoyable and fun. He knows almost everything in the world. . .

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He's the greatest teacher in the whole world, make sure you take off your hat iessinson

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best ss teacher ever.period, funny and a nice guy as well as an easy grader.

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MR. FERRANTE IS THE BEST...hes soo funny and makes s.s. interestin,is that possible?i learned so much more from him.he even let me borrow yojimbo for like 2wks.

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mr. ferrante is my favorite teacherr- he kissed Mao's poster, on the lips- what more need i say. i <3 mr.ferrante.

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Best teacher ever. It is just as simple as that.

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He's the coolest guy. He is a real good teacher and he has stories that he makes fun of himself all the time. I hope i get him again

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just by looking at him, you know he's a funny guy.

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ferrante rocks, best ap teacher ever, those sterns pictures are a tad bit disturbing though, sterns as shirly temple stays w/you for a long long time

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Your funny, you make fun of yourself a lot, you scare me somtimes, itz ok, your cool

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oh ferrante.. hes quite a character.. but he is undoubtedly one of the greatest.. him and his ridiculous stories.. gotta love it..

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The fish is one of the best teachers ever. Vive le Stearns!

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I LOVE FERRANTE!!!! amazing stories, best ap world teacher ever!!!

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A++++ Would learn from again.

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Fish is the best teacher around. Got to love him . . . and his stories. Keep up the good work.

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mr. ferrante you were soo cool...gotta love the stories!

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I LOVE MR. FERRANTE... i've learned soo much this year, and he makes it fun, with his dancing and his worst date story he is the best history techer, i love ap

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Made class interesting.....we never got anything done everyone distracts him, and we wind up talking about something really weird.

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He's the best S.S. teacher around. I Love his stories!

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AWESOME TEACHER...TAKE HIS WAR CLASSSSSSS!!

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mr ferrante should be the most popular teacher in this school! i <3 him and all his stories, he is an amazing teacher and i learned so much. Stearns+ Mao 4evr!

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Best teacher ever, period the end. He's forgotten more than we will ever know about World History.

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Mr. Ferrante is the best teacher i have ever had in my life. He's a great guy and his class is a lot of fun. I'll never forget him.

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HE PLANTS HIS COFFEE CART IN FRONT OF MY LOCKER EVERY MORNING!!! so annoying...i have to wait until the bell rings to get to it...

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Mr. Stearns, whoo!

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