Dedicated to Promoting Academic and Social Excellence

National Teachers Academy works diligently to provide our students with a strong foundation for success as they strive for greatness. The NTA staff is trained to deliver rigorous academic instruction and create a positive culture and climate.

Pre K-8

National Teachers Academy

55 W. Cermak Rd.
Chicago , IL 60616

Enrollment: 722
A CPS Neighborhood School



Digital Learning

At National Teachers Academy we have 11 1:1 iPad classrooms, 3 Google Tablet classrooms, and 5 1:1 Chromebook classrooms. We believe in providing our students with 21st century tools and skills. We aim to incorporate technology in ways that develop our students' critical thinking, collaboration and creation ability. We also value our students' roles in our community and leverage technology to amplify the voice and ideas of our future leaders.

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Health Clinic

Our school health center staff includes licensed, registered and/or certified health professionals who are trained and experienced in community and school health. Our school health centers integrate primary care services with the STARS behavioral health program to provide holistic health services to students and their families.

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Regional Gifted Center

Regional Gifted Centers are designed to provide appropriate services for children identifies as gifted. The Regional Gifted Centers provide an accelerated instructional program that places an emphasis on thinking, reasoning, problem solving, and creativity. In addition to rigor in the content areas, instruction includes a world language or Latin, laboratory science, computer science, and fine arts. A differentiated enriched curriculum allows for skills development appropriate for the gifted student's abilities and interests.

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Enrolling Your Child at National Teachers Academy

National Teachers Academy is committed to providing academic and social excellence in a positive and supportive culture to produce productive citizens prepared for a global society. If you would like your child to be a part of this learning community, please follow the steps below.


Procedure To Follow

National Teachers Academy is an attendance-area school. All students who live within the boundaries of their neighborhood schools may attend NTA.


Attendance Area

Use the CPS School Locator tool to determine if NTA is your neighborhood school.

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Prior to visiting the school, gather the necessary documentation to register your child for school.

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