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

Spring Break

NTA will be closed for Spring Break from April 6, 2015 to April 10, 2015.  School resumes Monday, April 13, 2015. 

NTA Pre-K Ready To Learn Open House and Enrollment

NTA will be hosting an open house for our Ready To Learn Pre-K program on Monday, April 13th from 3:45pm-6:30pm.  Interested families of incoming 3 and 4 year olds will have the opportunity to speak with our Pre-K teacher, Ms. Glasbrenner, about our half-day program.  Enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year will be held at NTA on Thursday, April 16th between 8am and 11am.  Enrolling families should bring a birth certificate or other proof of child’s age, proof of residency, and proof of current income (pay stub, tax form, unemployment statement, etc.).  

Upcoming RGC and Achievers Open House and Enrollment Dates

National Teachers Academy will be hosting two upcoming open house dates.  The open house dates are Monday, April 13th at 9:30am and Tuesday, April 28th from 6:30pm-8:30pm.  Please come out and tour our campus and learn more about our school and Regional Gifted Center program. Neighborhood and RGC enrollment will be held on Tuesday, May 19th from 4pm-7pm, Thursday, June 18th from 7:00am-3:30pm and Friday, June 19th from 8:30-3:30pm. Enrolling families should bring their acceptance letter (RGC only), birth certificate and two proofs of residency.

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....