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

Tech Night

NTA is hosting Tech Night on Wednesday, January 23 from 5:00-6:00pm. Join us for an evening of workshops designed to show how NTA uses technology to enhance the learning experience. We hope to see you there!

JP’s Corner

JP’s Corner, January 25th

JP’s Corner is happening on Friday, January 25 at 8:45 am. JP’s Corner is both an informal gathering of parents and community members as well as a forum for our Parent Advisory Council. If you want to get involved with NTA and other parents, this is the place to be!

2nd Quarter Parent Conference Night / Parent Forum

2nd Quarter Parent Conference Night / Parent Forum February 6

2nd Quarter Report Cards will be distributed to families at parent conference night, Wednesday February 6 from 3:45-6:00pm. All families are invited to speak with their child’s teachers about academic progress during this event. During the same event, our parent Forum (ALSC, Equity Team, and Friends of NTA) will be held. We hope you can save the date and join us on February 6!

Latest News

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

Letter to South Loop and NTA Familes

Late yesterday a legal opinion was issued that prevents the district from expanding the boundary of South Loop Elementary School (South Loop) and converting National Teachers Academy (NTA) to a neighborhood high school...

Letter to South Loop and NTA Families

The district determined that due to the potential disruption to children that further legal action may create, and the considerable amount of time needed to successfully establish NTA as a high school, CPS...

NTA Named Among 100 Schools Worth Visiting

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