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: 722
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

NTA Eagles Baseball Game

The NTA Baseball Eagles will play their first game of the year tomorrow,  Saturday, April 21 at Ping tom Park located at 1700 South Wentworth. We hope to see you there!

Jog-a-Thon Fundraiser

  • The Friends of NTA are hosting the 3rd Annual NTA Jog-a-thon is happening on Thursday April 26 with the back-up date set for Friday, April 27. Our goal is $20,000, and we are hoping every child can help fundraise. More information was sent home with your child this week.

CPS sexual health education curriculum

Beginning Monday April 30, 2018, all K-8 NTA students will begin covering the CPS sexual health education curriculum during swim and gym classes with Mr. O’Neill and Ms. McCord. In addition to the information sent home with students, you can access more information about this curriculum at If you chose to opt your child out of this curriculum or if you have any additional questions, please email Mr. O’Neill or Ms. McCord

Latest News

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

NTA Named Among 100 Schools Worth Visiting

NTA is named among 100 schools worth visiting for our powerful learning experiences and innovative technology implementation.

PBS Digital Innovator

Mia Leonard, NTA’s kindergarten teacher has been selected as the Illinois Digital Innovator.  This well-deserved honor allows Ms. Leonard to attend ISTE, a global technology conference this summer, as well as...

2018 My Voice, My School Survey

Please complete the My Voice, My School Parent Survey.  The survey is available in the cafeteria during report card pick-up or online at  The survey takes...