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: 703
A CPS Neighborhood School

Upcoming Events

My School Parent Survey

The “My Voice, My School Parent Survey” is now available for all NTA families to complete. If you did not get to complete the survey at report card pick-up, please visit survey to take the survey electronically or stop by the mail office.  The survey takes no more than 15 minutes and will help inform the school’s performance rating.  The deadline to complete the survey is April 30.

Sexual Health Education

Beginning Monday, April 24th, all K-8 NTA students will begin covering the CPS sexual health education curriculum during swim and gym classes with Mr. O’Neill and Ms. Matthews. In addition to the information sent home with students, please refer to the email and informational flier for additional information. If you chose to opt your child out of this curriculum, please email Ms. Matthews and Mr. O’Neill.

Curriculum Night

Curriculum Night is Wednesday, April 26 from 5-6:30 pm. Come out to learn more about the MAP test, promotion criteria, and NTA’s K-8 reading curriculum. Raffles for NTA shirts will be held and dinner will be served at 6:30.

Latest News

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

NTA Named Among 100 Schools Worth Visiting

NTA is named among 100 schools worth visiting for our powerful learning experiences and innovative technology implementation.

PBS Digital Innovator

Mia Leonard, NTA’s kindergarten teacher has been selected as the Illinois Digital Innovator.  This well-deserved honor allows Ms. Leonard to attend ISTE, a global technology conference this summer, as well as...

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....