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

Open House Day Time Tours

Sign up for a day tour of National Teachers Academy on November 13, 2014 or December 2, 2014 and tour our school and facilities, as well as learn more about programs like  NTA’s Achievers, Options for Knowledge, and Regional Gifted Center programs and curriculum.

Distribution of Progress Reports

Progress Reports will be distributed on Friday, December 19th.  

Winter Break

NTA will be closed for Winter Break from December 22, 2014 to January 2, 2015.  School resumes Monday, January 5, 2015. 

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....