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.

Parking Disruption

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Effective now, the following streets will become NO PARKING areas: 23rd Street (pedestrian access available) 24th Street 24th Place (pedestrian access available) Dearborn Avenue Federal Avenue (one side) For more information on the construction plan, please visit: southbridge@mcshane.com. 

Strike Make-Up Days

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Note that the following dates are now attendance days for students:Wednesday, November 28 Thursday, January 2 Friday, January 3 Wednesday, June 17 Thursday, June 18

Accessing your Parent Portal account

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To create your Parent Portal account, you will need to reference your Aspen Parent Portal welcome email sent to you when you provided us with your email contact information. Follow the steps below to create your Parent Portal account from your welcome email: NOTES:   For more information and resources on Parent Portal, click here. If you...