1.Looking back on all the years you have been my teacher, I only now realize how far I have come thanks to you. Thank you and please don’t change. You are the perfect teacher.
2.Thank you for not just being a teacher but my mentor, a thorn in the side to keep me moving, and a member of my personal life cheer squad.
3.Thank you for helping to create an army of better educated, passionate, and willing students who are ready to embrace the future and help change the world.
4.To my favorite teacher, you are an example of true wisdom and endless patience, and are a fantastic mentor. Thank you for making every class a true pleasure to attend.
5.Dear [teacher’s name], I just want you to know that I consider myself very lucky to have had you as my teacher. Thank you for being a friend, a mentor, and a guide when I most needed it!
6.I wanted you to know that I think you are an incredible teacher. The way you teach makes every subject spring to life for me, and for every other kid in the class as well. Thank you!
7.Moving up to the next grade is exciting, but losing you as my teacher is not something I’m looking forward to. You will forever be my favorite teacher. Thank you for all you have taught me.
8.After being your student for so long, I want to express my deep appreciation and respect for everything that you have taught me. I will never forget you and I hope you will remember me as well!
9.Wherever I go in life, I know I will always remember my lessons with you as one of the highlights of my school life. Your words of wisdom will be with me forever. Thank you for those gifts.
10.As I am now looking towards my future, my biggest regret is that I will no longer have you as my teacher. I have learned so much from you and I will miss you.
11.From all my school years so far, you are the only teacher who will forever remain in my memory as truly the ideal teacher – intelligent, warm, patient, and with a great sense of humor. I hope you stay the same and thank you for everything!
12.To one of the most wonderful teachers in the world! Thank you for being not only a teacher to me, but also a true mentor. I have learned a lot more than the subject you have taught us, but also how to apply this in real life and I am immensely grateful to you for that.
13.Dear [teacher’s name], thank you. I already know you will be one of those teachers that I remember for life. The lessons you have taught me about how to question, how to explore, and how to search for a deeper answer will stay with me forever. Thank you for those gifts.
14.Thank you for being such an awesome teacher. You are an endless vault of information, and also a kind and patient example of what a person should be like in life. Thank you for being a teacher and role model who I will always remember.
15.Dear [teacher’s name], I will forever remember you as my favorite teacher for all the great things you have taught me and the patience and flexibility you’ve shown me whenever I was struggling. Thank you for always being there for me when I needed it. You are the best.
16.It must be hard to maintain so much enthusiasm for teaching a new group of difficult teenagers every year. But you make it all seem so effortless and I wanted you to know that I really appreciate your efforts to make every lesson so fresh and exciting.
17.Years from now, when I will look back on my school days, I will certainly remember you fondly, but even more, I will appreciate and respect all you have done for me. You have taught me many interesting and useful things as my teacher and I can’t thank you enough.
18.Thank you for helping us learn, not just about the things we need to know to pass our tests and get good grades, but the things we need to learn to be good citizens and people. You have made a huge difference in my life, and I am so grateful for you.
19.I just wanted to say thanks and let you know how much I appreciate the opportunity to have had you as my teacher. You have changed me and my life for the better and in ways that I’m sure I won’t fully understand until many years down the road. Thank you so much.
20.I just wanted to say thanks for everything you do to teach us in the classroom, but also your endless enthusiasm and passion for activities that try to make the school community a safe, supportive, and vibrant place to be.
21.Thank you for challenging me to be the best I could be. Without your belief in me and encouragement, I know I would not be getting the chance to fulfill my dreams of getting into college. Thank you again.
22.After participating in your classes, I can honestly say that I have learned so much from you. You have inspired me not only as a teacher, but as a person as well. Hoping you will forever remain the same!
23.I want to thank you for all the inspiration and interesting things you have taught me as my teacher. I do not know if I will ever be lucky enough to have a teacher as fantastic as you again. Thank you for an incredible [year/semester/quarter].
24.For the most extraordinary teacher there is! Thank you for being such an inspiration and for always being so kind and understanding when I needed support with my learning. Nobody else could have done a better job than you.
25.I wanted to say thanks for being such an inspiring and motivating teacher. Every lesson with you has been fun. But it has also been challenging and has helped me fall in love with learning and [subject name]. Thank you so much.
26.Out of the many teachers I have had over the years, it is your kind and patient nature that shines the brightest in my memory. Thank you for being such a magnificent teacher and person! You will never be forgotten.
27.Thank you for caring about me enough to challenge me to strive for a bigger, bolder, and brighter future. You are a remarkable teacher and an inspirational role model. Thank you again for this past [year/semester/quarter].
28.I might not have been your best student, but you were my favorite teacher throughout all these years. Thank you for showing me patience, perseverance and for teaching me that it’s never too late to learn something new!
29.Thank you for everything you have taught me and everything you have helped me learn. The two are not the same thing, but each is important. I couldn’t have asked for a better teacher in these last years of school than you.
30.I have gained a lot of confidence in myself from having you as my teacher. You have been wonderful to me in every way and I hope other teens will have the same unforgettable opportunity I had. Thank you for being my teacher.
31.They used to say, “those who can, do and those who can’t, teach.” I think there is nothing further from the truth, since what you have done for me as a teacher has been beyond helping me understand and love a subject, but created a path in life for me. Thank you! Your guidance has meant the world to me.
32.They say teachers are just as important as parents for a teenager. After having the honor of being part of your class, I can honestly say that I finally understand the meaning behind this saying. Thank you for guiding me not only through a difficult subject, but through life. It means a lot to me.
33.Thank you for the energy and enthusiasm you bring to the classroom every day. I, and the rest of the class, are motivated, engaged, and completely engrossed in your lessons, which seem to fly by far too quickly. You really are so talented.
34.Being in one of your lessons is like venturing into an unknown jungle with a great explorer as our tour guide. Sometimes you surprise us with rich and fascinating facts and other times you slowly lead us on a journey where we can discover things for ourselves. Thanks for making learning so much fun!
35.There were many subjects which I loved in school, but yours will forever remain my favorite because of how you made the subject come to life. I wish you all the best and can’t thank you enough for everything!
36.Dear [teacher’s name], I was never a fan of [the subject you taught], but because of your great abilities as a teacher, I can now say I have not only changed my mind completely, but I’ve also learned that being a great teacher takes much more than knowing what you teach. You were that person for me!
37.I am so grateful to have had you as a teacher this year. Without your support, assistance, and encouragement, I know there was a big chance I would have lost my way and thrown in the towel. Now, I am looking forward to next year and what the future might bring. Thank you for all you have done for me.
38.Thank you for helping me work my way through the confusion of what exactly I want to do with my life. Now, I have a goal and a path forward, but you also helped me see that it doesn’t matter if I get there in a straight or crooked line, just that I keep trying and am true to myself. And that is the most valuable lesson of all.
39.To the best teacher in the world, thank you for always knowing what to say and how to keep my attention while I was in class. It’s a rare thing for me to enjoy learning, and I am grateful that you gave me the gift of a memorable learning experience. Thank you.
40.I know I have not been the easiest student in the class this year, but I wanted to thank you for never giving up on me and for believing in me, even when I didn’t believe in myself. You have made a big difference in my life.
41.I am not sure I ever want to leave school. Sure, it can be messy and difficult and challenging, but I am not sure I will ever find another teacher or mentor who is as inspiring and supportive as you. Thank you for the time we have had together.
42.Dear [teacher’s name], there were times when school seemed very challenging and intimidating, but you were one of the few teachers that helped me overcome my insecurities and taught me that learning is something everyone can do, if they have the right teacher. Thank you for being the right teacher for me!