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: 723
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

School Store

The school store will be opening on Friday, December 15. All students will have a chance to spend attendance points in the school store, which has NTA gear, books, school supplies, games and prizes. Great attendance equals more points for the school store!

Winter Gathering Potluck

NTA is hosting its first annual winter gathering on December 19 after school. All families are invited to attend and bring along a dish for a potluck dinner. Hot chocolate will be served from 4pm-6pm and the potluck dinner is from 5:30-6:30pm.  There will be a place to refridgerate and warm dishes.

Winter Music Performance

Mark you calendars for the NTA Winter Concert on December 20 for grades K-5 at 9:15 and 2:45pm. The Middle School concert will be happen on December 19, 2:45pm.  All students grades K-8 will be participating so we hope to see everyone there!

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...

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....