Located in Chicago, National Teachers Academy is a part of Chicago Public Schools, which is one of the nation s largest school systems. It operates more than 600 schools and serves over 409,000 students. The school system serves students in prekindergarten through grade 12. It offers a range of subjects, including arts, business, computers, English, science and social studies. In addition, the school system has an engineering technology department that offers various courses, such as basic drafting and woods and auto technology to students in grades 9 through 12. It has social studies, science, reading, performing arts and technology departments. The school system offers band, chorus and drama classes.