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.

Wresyling shoes - thank you!!

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Thank you to all who contributed to the DonorsChoose link for the wrestling shoes! The project was fulfilled. This will bring the total amount to over 40 pairs, allowing for our full team to participate in upcoming matches. 

Message from J at School / Child Care for January 20 and January 30

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Hello Parents! Winter Break is all over, but there are two more School’s Out Days coming up this month, Jan. 20 and Jan. 31. We have some exciting programs happening to keep kids going while parents have to work.   Harry Potter January 20 The magic of Harry Potter and the joy of Legoland are what we have in store...

January Attendance Incentive: Free Movie Tickets!

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All students with perfect attendance from January 6 to January 30 will be eligible to win a $50 AMC movie gift card and enjoy a special lunch with the attendance team and Principal Castelaz. Three winners will be randomly chosen by raffle on February 3. Students with more than 5 tardies will not be eligible to win.

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