Exemplify Excellence Every Day at National Teachers Academy

We strive to have our parents, teachers, and community members actively involved in our students’ learning. Please visit this page often for the latest news about events, activities, and schedules at National Teachers Academy.

Pre K-8

National Teachers Academy

55 W. Cermak Rd.
Chicago , IL 60616

Enrollment: 820
A CPS Neighborhood School

School Calendar

Keep Track of the Latest Events

Use this calendar for information about happenings at the school.

CPS Schedule

CPS School Calendars

Use the links to the right to view the CPS calendars: your guide to staying on track during the school year.

Bell Schedule

School Day Schedule

National Teachers Academy is a closed campus school. The school day begins at 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday with Universal Breakfast. Students are dismissed at 3:30 p.m.


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

NTA is CPS Grab-and-Go meal site

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NTA will remain open as a meal distribution site during Spring Break April 6th - 9th (but not on Good Friday, April 10), then will reopen on Monday, April 13th. Families may pick up grab-and-go meals (3 breakfast and 3 lunch per student) 9 a.m.–1 p.m. If you need assistance, call 773-553-KIDS (5437) or email familyservices@cps.edu

Technology Request Form

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If your child needs access to technology in order to participate in remote learning, please complete this request form. Until devices arrive directly from CPS, NTA will be loaning out some of its devices in order to meet the needs of our students. Note that if you have already completed this form, you do not need...

COVID 19 School Response and Resources

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NTA is taking the following steps in to prevent the exposure of students, staff and families to COVID 19 (Coronavirus).Students are encouraged and allowed to wash hands with soap whenever using the bathroom. Students may also wash hands before or after eating. Rather than handshake greetings, staff and students are encouraged to use fist-bumps or simply “hello,” “...

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