Average 4.05 based on 20 teacher ratings
Tom Armbruster is a retired Math teacher at San Marino High School located in San Marino, California and part of San Marino Unified. Tom Armbruster's 20 teacher ratings contributes to San Marino High School's ranking of 1,321 in California. Additionally, the average teacher rating at San Marino High School is 3.93 stars.
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The BEST for C

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Dr. A's class is pretty easy! He gives us a lot of opportunities for EC. I did a bunch of EC in the beginning of the year. And I got an A eventhough I never really studied for his tests. I took his stats class. Also, he gave a lot of group test! If you did a lot of EC and your grade is pretty high, he will probably group you with the As students. Thats even better for my grade! He is a very great guy overall. He seems caring to students' college admission and gives a lot of help!

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Dr. A teaches 4 classes: C++ Programming, AP Computer Science, AP Stats, and AP Calc. Dr. A teaches C++ well teaching the basics of programming. The advanced class, AP Comp Sci, however, he does not teach at all. He gives you the Baron's prep book and tells you to self-study. He is very up front with this lack of teaching and tells students this in the first day of class that they will have to manage their own study schedule. AP Stats/ Calc - Easy classes. Overall, a good teacher that's really weird

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person below me sounds like a disgruntled student who failed the class. trust the better comments about Dr. A. this guy you WANT on your side especially when it comes to applying to colleges

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Pay attention to this man! He's such a great teacher in Stats and Calc and the stuff you learn from him will GREATLY help you in college (in stuff from science to economics to business).

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Many of the comments make me laugh because they're so Dr. A. He does remember names for YEARS. He takes time to know everyone and is always willing to help. Classes are easy, too!

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Good teacher...should assign less projects though

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Weird guy.. I guess you could call him "eccentric," but that would be more complimentary than he deserves. He really annoyed me. Doesn't teach all that well.

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His stats class is awesome because it's pretty easy and fun. Group projects are huge so if you get a good group you're set.

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Dr. A is one of those teachers that is a really awesome guy, but his teaching has gone down hill a bit.

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i hated him personally, but i guess he's a good teacher.

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all i can say is "sin cosin sin cosin the derivative of the sin is the cosin"

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He's pretty interesting. He's really into math competitions like the Pomona-Wisconsin thing. The good thing about that competition was FREE food. =)

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For the majority his summer c++ course is an easy 'A'.
a nice guy, but gets angry at the slightest things. likes to put students on the spot.

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Ask him about the time the Judy clock was taken ransom. This man is great.

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Dr. A is such a nice guy, I really enjoy his class.

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Dr. A is the man. I love it everytime he speaks

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I had Dr. A during his first year at SMHS and now I am doing business stat. in graduate school. Thanks Dr. A!

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Great Memory! Remembers all my siblings names and trivia stuff. Anyone can pass his math. Just study forever! Fun to laugh at too. :-P FRIENDLY! Challenging.

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I got an 'A' in beginning C++. Then again it's probably because I knew most of the stuff already. Go figure.

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