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: 650
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

NTA Back to School Night

NTA Back to School Night will take place September 21, 2016 from 5-7 pm. At this special event you will get to hear about NTA’s academic progress over time, learn about your child’s learning experience for the year and the curricular resources NTA uses.

 Hope to see you there!

Weekly Announcement

Greetings NTA Families,

Here is your weekly message for next week. Enjoy!

The NTA Football Eagles will play their third second game of the season tomorrow, September 24 at 9am at NTA field. The Eagles are 2-0 so far as they take on Herz School. Come out and support our Eagles!

Next week is Spirit Week! Students are encouraged to dress according to the daily theme. More information has been sent home with your child. The daily themes are as follows: The NTA Fun Fair is scheduled for Saturday, October 1. The annual Fun Fair is a school community gathering that includes food, games and of course fun! Make sure to visit, and don’t miss a special show by The Jesse White Tumblers. The Fun Fair starts at 11am, but all are invited to attend NTA’s homecoming game at NTA Field at 9am.

  • Monday:  Mix & Match Day

  • Tuesday:  Crazy Sock Day

  • Wednesday:  Superhero Day

  • Thursday:  Class Color Day

  • Friday:  NTA Pride

NTA’s Fall Awareness Day is Monday October 3, which is an international day of bullying prevention. Throughout the day students will be participating in activities promoting the NTA WAY in order to prevent bullying. All students are encouraged to wear a blue shirt of choice on this day.

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.

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....