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 K-8th Registration

NTA will be having registration for all incoming non-registered RCG or neighborhood students on Monday, July 25th from 8am-12:00pm.  To register your child, parents or guardians must bring their state ID or drivers license, proof of residency (e.g. utility bill, copy or lease, etc.), the child’s birth certificate or passport, and all immunizations and physicals. 

NTA Community Night at Barderbrau

Friends of NTA invites you to join us for night of food, drinks and fun at Baderbrau to raise money for NTA Teachers! Your $5 suggested donation at the door will include brewery tours and light snacks. In addition, 10% of all Baderbrau purchases will go directly to purchasing supplies for your NTA staff. We will be raffling off some great items including salon and restaurant gift certificates, White Sox tickets, gym memberships and more! Kids are welcome along with anyone else who would like to support our school. Don’t miss out on a fun night with NTA staff and families.

Kindergarten and First Grade Summer Playdate

NTA will be holding a Kindergarten and First Grade Summer Playdate on July 30th, 12-2 PM, on the NTA Playground.  Join us for some summer fun! The incoming Kindergarten class and the outgoing Kindergarten class will be getting together for a playdate. Meet up with friends from this year and welcome new families. Bring a snack and hang out at the NTA Park. Email or with questions.

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....