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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1,735 143
Professor Minerva McGonagall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Transfiguration / Deputy Headmistress

2
1,597 156
Remus Lupin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts

3
1,265 263
Professor Albus Dumbledore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Headmaster / Transfiguration

4
1,177 251
Rubeus Hagrid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Care of Magical Creatures / Grounds Keeper

5
1,245 374
Professor Severus Snape is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Potions / Defense Against the Dark Arts / Headmaster

6
867 299
Neville Longbottom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbology

7
743 362
Professor Filius Flitwick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked

8
676 364
Pomona Sprout is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbology

9
709 386
Alastor Moody is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked

10
516 428
Professor Horace Slughorn is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked

11
562 392
Rolanda Hooch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Flying

12
524 417
Firenze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Divination

13
439 593
Sybill Trelawney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Divination

14
266 537
Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Care of Magical Creatures

15
248 492
Charity Burbage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Muggle Studies

16
243 451
Aurora Sinistra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Aurora Sinistra Astronomy

17
237 475
Herbert Beery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbert Beery Herbology

18
156 464
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
171 453
Septima Vector is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Septima Vector Arithmancy

20
206 614
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
150 497
Cuthbert Binns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Cuthbert Binns History of Magic

22
139 449
Bathsheda Babbling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Bathsheda Babbling Ancient Runes

23
181 757
Gilderoy Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts

24
124 443
Silvanus Kettleburn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Silvanus Kettleburn Care of Magical Creatures

25
124 690
Quirinus Quirrell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts

26
60 637
Alecto Carrow is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Muggle Studies / Deputy Headmistress / Dark Arts

27
26 59
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
23 62
Armando Dippet is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Luna Lovegood added Armando Dippet

29
63 657
Amycus Carrow is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Muggle Studies / Deputy Headmaster / Dark Arts

30
54 642
Dolores Umbridge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts / Headmistress