Average 4.87 based on 61 teacher ratings
Kerry Garfinkel is a retired English teacher at Bronx High School of Science located in Bronx, New York and part of New York City Geographic District #10. Kerry Garfinkel's 61 teacher ratings contributes to Bronx High School of Science's ranking of 1,000 in New York. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Bronx High School of Science is 4.11 stars.
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Cool Teacher, Ill baller owe him a dollar from back in '98. Thanks for the gatorade

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Best English teacher I ever had. Changed my life.

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Quite possibly the best English teacher I ever had. Great class discussions/assignments on great works of literature. Took his classes many years ago.

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Had him five years ago, will always remember him. Actually a great teacher.

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best teacher ever. inspirational. dedicated. thank god he left right after i took his creative writing class. i loved him.

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He was an awesome teacher! His class discussions were great and he was hilarious. Overall, a very cool person.

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Mr. Garfinkel is one of the best teachers around. I cant believe he left his beloved Bronx Science for stupid Stuyvesant. (note:the use of alliteration)

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Ah yes i admit i am from his new class at stuy but i just wanted to say that he rocks! he gets kind of scary sumtimes but i look foward to his class every day

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I CAN'T BELIEVE HE LEFT!!! FOR STUY! this is so... sad =( he was the best of the best. i still can't believe it.

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Mr. Garfinkel is the best teacher ever. I can't BUH-lieve that he left us for Stuy. And he lives in the Bronx, too!!! Don't forget that we love you!

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MR GARFINKLE!! U LEFT US!! FOR STUY!! :(best teacher ever!! ths makes me so sad, we love u more! n i guarentee we're cooler. stuy- appreciate him!

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I miss you, Mr. Garfinkel.

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Mr. Garfinkel is by far my favorite teacher. After two years in his classes, I truly appreciate the discussions, assistance and motivation he constantly offers.

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Grafinkel, u the man. U ill n its cool how kids can talk to u n how outta nowhere, u can freak out in class sometimes...but u still the man.

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MR GARFINKEL IS THE BEST, you will NEVER find another be SOO grateful to be in his class i had him 2yrs ina row and there is NO other::tear:: MrGarfinkel rocks.

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Best english teacher ever. Makes books more enjoyable than any of the others.

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Mr. Garfinkel is by far one of the best teachers I have ever I had. I would take this class even if I didn't have to. Always entertaining, and willing to help.

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this guy is the man... period.

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Mr. Gafinkel is an all around great guy who is interested in his students and helps them grow as individuals. I had him for two years and i loved it all!

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Friendly & always remembers his students. The only not so great thing I remember is that he was a harsh grader. Aside from that, he was a sensational teacher.

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I LIVE for Garf's Creative Writing class!! One of the best teachers around! He's got the perfect balance between being a teacher and being a friend.

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i love u mr garfinkel! however, it would be nice if you showed up to a meeting once, ever, without the bribe of food! thanx for being a teacher and a friend.

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OH MY GOD!! I have had more fun in this English class than in any other in this school, with Freshman year a close second. Mr Garfinkel got me reading again!

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i think he is a really great teacer. he makes english class so interesting and i hope is stays for the long haul.

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Class is hard but it is worth it. Definitely one of the best teachers I've had. Da Man!!!!!!!!

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Definately one of my best English Teachers!!! Class is great, but essays are hard. One of the few English classes I have ever tried in. Mr. Garfinkel makes class fun. Keep up the good work

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He's very nice, but he does not really teach English. I enjoyed his class but I did not learn much at all.

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Best english teacher and class ive ever had. Dont hesitate to take his creative writing class, just make sure you dont freak out from reading outloud. Hes the man.

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This is the most overrated teacher in the school. A poor English teacher and only interesting to those who are uninteresting themselves.

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garfinkel is the best teacher..ever..and besides that, hes a great person too..SMART..whatever he reads, i read. gotta be good if he liked it..i use him as a book critic! haha his class is amazing. oh..and did i mention he knows like 23851 famous people!

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Mr. Garfinkel is an incredible teacher and person. He classes are always interesting and fun.He always has something interesting to say, and is very easy to talk to.If you go through BXS without Mr. Garfinkel,you missed out on 1 of the best teachers ever.

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he's great!

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MR. GARFINKEL IS AWESOME, the best english teacher i have ever had!!

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did bad in his class, but still.......mad cool!

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He rocks!! He makes class so much fun.

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He's a cool teacher with a soothing attitude. But he's a harsh grader!

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had garfinkel in freshman year and he still remembers my name! coolest english teacher i believe

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i love you man! you're the best! power to the jews!

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he sometimes scare me when he pauses and glares at the students then suddenly say something. its like hes looking for someone to call on. so the trick when he does that is to stare right back. haha

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Mr Garfinkel was mad cool, but he gave me a 70 or 75. anyway he is mad cool.

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Garfinkel is a wonderfully personable English teacher, who was mentored by both Laboda and Casella. I've had him for two years and he is amazing.

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I have to say he is one of the best teachers I have ever had....I love this guy...keep it up Mr. G

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I agree with those people. he's the man, the absolute man. No one can surpass him at being the man. That's just his job. That and he's a great teacher too, can't forget that, seeing as how that's his REAL occupation and all...

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so i got a couple points lower than other people who had easier english teachers but i had NO TROUBLE STAYING AWAKE THE WHOLE YEAR. that's priceless. he is such a nice guy. i wish we had more teachers like him

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mr g! he is the most popular person in school, he cant walk down a hallway alone. and he knows it too...

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Horrible teacher, is not linear, lowers peoples grades unfairly

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I LOVE GARFINKEL!! I had so much fun working on my script that it shouldnt be allowed to be called class work! And he seems to know everybody.

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Definitly not EASY. But it's like a REAL english class as opposed to all the other bull English classes I've had.

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I love this man :-D

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best teacher ive ever had and i hate english

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Pretty cool and interesting teacher

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Had him freshman year (only half a year), can't say he's super easy but he is nice. Makes class interesting. Always upbeat and happy, makes you not sleep in class. Still remembers my name somehow

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great teacher! really makes class interesting and especially funny. he genuinely cares about his students. he also knows what hes talking about. not to mention his connections to hollywood.

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Yup, Garf's the man. He's really motivational, and he's different from all my other teachers. Maybe it's because he actually seems to care about his students. Whatever; he's the man, and I *gasp* actually look forward to his class everyday.

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the man

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AMAZING!

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awesome teacher and very cool

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hes really cool...nice 2

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The coolest!!! =)

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he's the man

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HE'S THE BEST!

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