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Welcome to the Amundsen Driver Education Facility!


5110 N. Damen Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60625



Director: Darren L. Harlston

[email protected]


Drivers Ed Fees

Acceptable DE Documents



The Driver Education Mobile Center will be OPEN June 11th through June 20th

Regular Hours are Tuesdays through Thursdays from 6:30 am until 12:30 pm

Monday, June 17th, Tuesday 18th and Thursdays June 20th Regular Hours from 6:30 am until 12:30 pm

Weekends: closed


The Driver Education Mobile Center will be CLOSED June 24th through July 7th for CPS Summer Break.

We will resume regular hours beginning Tuesday, July 8th.

Regular Hours are Monday through Thursdays from 6:30 am until 12:30 pm and

Weekends: closed


The Mobile Center is located in the parking lot west of the school.

Please email any questions you may have or to reschedule your traffic.


  • The objective of our program is to help students mentally and physically learn to perform effective and safe skills behind the wheel of a vehicle in real life events that will carry on for the rest of their lives.
  • We offer after school drivers classes, range/simulation, and traffic to fulfill the Illinois Graduate Licensing Program.
Applying for a Permit

If you need a permit, you will need to bring:

  • A $20 Money Order made out to the Secretary of State
  • A legal guardian to sign the permit application
  • Official Transcripts showing passage of a Driver Ed Class
  • Student must be present when receiving or dropping off a permit application.

Registering for Behind-The-Wheel (Traffic) Instruction:

To register for Behind-The-Wheel (Traffic) instruction you must meet/complete the following expectations:

  1. Attend a Chicago Public School or live in Chicago
  2. Completed the classroom (30 hours) phase of driver education
  3. Submit proof of payment ($50 to this LINK
    • Make sure to select "Amundsen" as the Lab Site
    • Email the digital receipt to: [email protected]
  4. Be in possession of your permit