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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 is open Tuesdays through Thursdays from 3:15pm until 5:45pm and on Saturdays from 7:00am until 1:00pm except for March 16th.


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.

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
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.