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

Parent-Teacher Report Card Conferences

Quarter 1 Parent-Teacher Report Card Conferences will be held on Wednesday, November 18th.  Conference hours are from 11:00am-3:00pm and 3:45pm-6:00pm.  This is a non attendance day for students.

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving break is Wednesday, November 25th through Friday, November 27th.  Classes resume on Monday, November 30th.  

2016-2017 RGC and Options for Knowledge Open House

Open House for the 2016-2017 RGC and Options for Knowledge programs will be held on December 9th from 6:30pm-8pm.  Come out and learn about our academic curriculum, school partnerships and take a tour of the NTA campus.  

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....