National Teachers Academy


National Teachers Academy seeks to create a challenging learning environment that encourages high expectations for success through developmentally appropriate instruction that allows for individual differences and learning styles. NTA is committed to providing academic and social excellence in a positive and supportive culture to produce productive citizens prepared for a global society.

Pre K-8

National Teachers Academy

55 W. Cermak Rd.
Chicago , IL 60616

Enrollment: 586
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events


Join us on August 29th at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM for the Family-PaloozaThis event provides an opportunity for families to meet teacher before the school year begins, register for after school programs, complete important paperwork necessary (lunch form, medical compliance, emergency contact information, etc.), and learn all about NTA policy and procedures relative to parent involvement.

8th Grade Family Meeting

​On Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM eighth grade teachers will be providing an overview of the upcoming eighth grade year.  Including graduation requirements, information on high school applications, and upcoming events.  Attendance is mandatory for eight grade parents and guardians. 

Latest News

Below you will find information about National Teachers Academy’s activities, milestones, and events.

Summer Welcome Letter

​Please find the attached letter from National Teachers Academy administration team.

NTA Teacher featured in EdWeek

Sherly Chavarria, NTA 5th grade teacher is featured in EdWeek discussing the impact of Chromebooks on her class. This is Ms. Chavarria’s second year implementing chromebooks in her classroom.  She was...

Mia Leonard Maraldi Winner

NTA is proud, honored and overjoyed to announce that Mia Leonard won the AUSL Madeleine Maraldi Award for excellence in teaching. She is among six winners from all across the network....