Fantasy 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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1,874 155
Professor Minerva McGonagall is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Transfiguration / Deputy Headmistress
2
1,730 172
Remus Lupin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts
3
1,369 287
Professor Albus Dumbledore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Headmaster / Transfiguration
4
1,261 275
Rubeus Hagrid is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Care of Magical Creatures / Grounds Keeper
5
1,334 409
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
818 384
Professor Filius Flitwick is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
7
945 321
Neville Longbottom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbology
8
736 387
Pomona Sprout is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbology
9
777 416
Alastor Moody is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
10
628 410
Rolanda Hooch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Flying
11
579 456
Professor Horace Slughorn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
12
574 452
Firenze is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Divination
13
467 649
Sybill Trelawney is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Divination
14
286 585
Wilhelmina Grubbly-Plank is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Care of Magical Creatures
15
273 532
Charity Burbage is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Muggle Studies
16
269 483
Aurora Sinistra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Aurora Sinistra
Astronomy
17
257 513
Herbert Beery is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Herbert Beery
Herbology
18
169 506
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
191 486
Septima Vector is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Septima Vector
Arithmancy
20
221 672
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
167 537
Cuthbert Binns is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Cuthbert Binns
History of Magic
22
148 491
Bathsheda Babbling is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Bathsheda Babbling
Ancient Runes
23
138 478
Silvanus Kettleburn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Silvanus Kettleburn
Care of Magical Creatures
24
192 832
Gilderoy Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts
25
130 758
Quirinus Quirrell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Very Best Teachers at Hogwarts, Ranked
Defense Against the Dark Arts