Harry Potter The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked  

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List Rules Upvote your favorite teachers from Hogwarts, School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

What are the best Hogwarts teacher? This list includes great Hogwarts teachers and professors, such as Severus Snape, Minerva McGonagall, and Albus Dumbledore. The Harry Potter series contains some of the most classic and memorable characters of all time – and all within the hallowed halls of Hogwarts. These teachers helped shaped the lives and magic of the young sorcerers in Harry Potter.
 

Whether you're a kid or a kid at heart, it is easy to get lost in the magic of the Harry Potter series and its memorable and kooky characters. They bring adventure to life and make you wish you went to school at Hogwarts yourself. Vote up your favorite Hogwarts teacher, depending on which movie you think is the most intriguing, or well acted character. Don't see something on this list that should be here? Feel free to add it.

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1,723 142
Professor Minerva McGonagall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Transfiguration / Deputy Headmistress

2
1,587 154
Remus Lupin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts

3
1,257 258
Professor Albus Dumbledore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Headmaster / Transfiguration

4
1,231 373
Professor Severus Snape is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Potions / Defense Against the Dark Arts / Headmaster

5
1,169 249
Rubeus Hagrid is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Care of Magical Creatures / Grounds Keeper

6
859 297
Neville Longbottom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbology

7
737 359
Professor Filius Flitwick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked

8
668 362
Pomona Sprout is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbology

9
701 384
Alastor Moody is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts

10
510 424
Professor Horace Slughorn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked

11
554 390
Rolanda Hooch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Flying

12
518 415
Firenze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Divination

13
437 585
Sybill Trelawney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Divination

14
262 532
Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Care of Magical Creatures

15
245 486
Charity Burbage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Muggle Studies

16
242 443
Aurora Sinistra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Aurora Sinistra Astronomy

17
233 471
Herbert Beery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbert Beery Herbology

18
155 458
Galatea Merrythought is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Galatea Merrythought Professor Against the Dark Arts

19
171 446
Septima Vector is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Septima Vector Arithmancy

20
203 609
Bartemius Crouch, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Bartemius Crouch, Jr. Defense Against the Dark Arts

21
149 491
Cuthbert Binns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Cuthbert Binns History of Magic

22
139 442
Bathsheda Babbling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Bathsheda Babbling Ancient Runes

23
180 750
Gilderoy Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts

24
123 437
Silvanus Kettleburn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Silvanus Kettleburn Care of Magical Creatures

25
120 686
Quirinus Quirrell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts

26
59 631
Alecto Carrow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Muggle Studies / Deputy Headmistress / Dark Arts

27
25 53
Phineas Nigellus Black is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Luna Lovegood added Phineas Nigellus Black

28
22 56
Armando Dippet is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Luna Lovegood added Armando Dippet

29
62 651
Amycus Carrow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Muggle Studies / Deputy Headmaster / Dark Arts

30
52 635
Dolores Umbridge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts / Headmistress