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

Awareness Day

Wednesday, October 25th is Awareness Day. On this day, all students will wear orange as a commitment to act against bullying. Classrooms will plan and carry out special activities to promote anti-bullying.

K-2 Fall Festival Parade

Our annual K-2 Fall Festival Parade is Friday, October 27th from 2:30pm-3:00pm.  Students may come out of uniform and dressed in costume.  All costumes must be mask free or detachable masks so that students can learn without distraction.  No toy weapons or accessories which could be lost or misplaced. 

Quarter 1 Report Card Conferences

Quarter 1 Report Card Conferences will be held on Wednesday, November 15th from 11am-3pm and 3:45pm-6:00pm.  We hope to see all families 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....