52 Quick Thank You Messages for Teachers (2024)


ByCasey Rooney

Besides being a blogger, I am also a teacher! I can tell you, there is nothing better than to receive a note of gratitude or thanks from parents or students! Sometimes it’s hard to find the words — I get it! But hopefully, these 52 quick thank-you messages for teachers will help you get started! I kept them short and sweet, so feel free to add to them!

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I’ve “stolen” many of these messages from sweet cards I have received myself! What I suggest doing with these teacher thank you messages is using a combination of a few of them to craft your own, personal message!

Thank you messages from parents to teacher

  1. Thank you so much for all of your hard work. We really appreciate everything that you do!
  2. Thank you for all the love and care you show to your students. You really go above and beyond and we are so appreciative of all of your efforts!
  3. We just want to say thank you for all of the enthusiasm and dedication you show to your students–your work does not go unnoticed!
  4. We are so grateful for the love and care you show to your students.
  5. You have helped {student name} more than you know. He/She will apply your lessons now, AND later in life!
  6. Thank you for always inspiring your students to do their best.
  7. Your genuine interest in your students {or your student name} has meant the world to them. Thank you for inspiring him/her.
  8. You’re the best! {Student name} loved coming to your class every day! Thank you for being an inspiration to him/her and all of your students.
  9. Thank you for all that you have done. Your patience and kindness toward your students have meant the world to us. We appreciate you.
  10. Thank you for always believing in your students and taking the time to make your classroom a safe, inviting space.
  11. We can’t imagine {student’s name and grade} year without you! Thank you for all that you did, you will be forever in our hearts!
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Thank you messages from student to teacher

12. Best.Teacher. Ever! Thank you for being awesome!
13. You rock. Thank you for all that you taught me this year!
14. Thank you for being such a great teacher. I really loved how you {something they liked about their teacher}.
15. BIG thanks to a super awesome teacher!
16. Thank you for helping us learn and always being so {kind, patient, funny, etc}.
17. Just a note to tell you how much I love being in your class this year! Thank you for all that you do!
18. {Teacher Name} you get an A+ from me! Thank you for being such an amazing teacher!
19. I had a great school year! I am so happy you were my teacher this year!
20. I just wanted to let you know what a great teacher you are and I love being in your class!

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Funny messages for a teacher

21. Hi {Teacher Name}- if you think I was bad, wait until you get my brother/sister!
22. You are the BEST teacher (don’t tell the others, though)!
23. You just tested positive for being an AWESOME teacher!
24. Knock Knock. Who’s there? Tortoise. Tortoise who? So glad you TORTOISE to love {reading/math/subject} this year!!
25. Dear {Teacher Name} I am sorry for being the reason why you drink so much coffee!
26. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! (does saying this give me extra credit?)

Teacher appreciation quotes

27. “Any student who remembers his own education remembers teachers. Not methods or techniques.” – Sidney Hook
27. “Teachers plant the seeds of knowledge to last a lifetime.” -Unknown
28.”The influence of a good teacher can never be erased.” – Henry Brooks Adams
29. “Great teachers empathize with kids, respect them, and believe that each one has something special that can be built upon.” – Ann Lieberman
30. “Students don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” – John Maxwell

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31. “What we learn with pleasure, we never forget.” – Alfred Mercier
32. “Anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.” – Fred Rogers

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33. “Most of us end up with five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.” – Andy Rooney
34. “Teaching kids to count is fine. But teaching them WHAT counts is best.” – Bob Talbert
35. ” I think the teaching profession contributes more to the future of our society than anything else.” – John Wooden
36. “When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts. ” -Dali Lama
37. “It’s easy to make a buck. A lot tougher to make a difference.” – Tom Brokaw
38. “They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carl W. Buechner

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39. “Teacher appreciation makes the world go around.” – Helen Peters
40. “Educators are the only ones who lose sleep over other people’s kids.” – Nicholas A. Ferroni

Quick quotes for a teacher appreciation card

These are quotes and sayings that would be great to put on the front of a teacher appreciation card you are making:

41. Thank you for helping me shine.
42. Thanks for BEE-ING awesome!
43. Best. Teacher. Ever.

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44. Thank you for making a difference.
45. Beyond grateful. Thank you for all that you do!
46. It takes a big heart to shape little minds.
47. Thank you for helping me grow.
48. Thank you for all that you do.

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49. Sometimes amazing people forget how amazing they are.
50. Teaching is a work of heart.
51. Thanks a bunch for helping me bloom!
52. Good teachers don’t just brighten their students’ days…they brighten their future!


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