Driver's Education

For more information,

please contact:

 

Vince Dinella

vpdinella@cps.edu

773-534-0776

The Driver Education Trailer

is located behind the school.

(21st and Laflin)

Benito Juarez Community Academy

1510 W. Cermak Ave.

Chicago IL, 60608

Site Director:  Vince Dinella


The Chicago Public Schools Driver Education Program consists of two phases. 

 

The first phase is the classroom, which can be taken at the student's high school or at Benito Juarez Community Academy. 

 

The second phase is traffic. In order for a student to sign up for traffic, he or she must show proof of successful completion of the Driver Education Classroom.

General Information

 

Summer Hours: Monday thru Friday- 7:00AM - 1:00PM

School Week Hours: Wednesday / Thursday - 4:00PM - 6:00PM

School Weekend Hours: Saturdays - 7:00AM - 1:00PM

 

  • Students who have missed a traffic class must call to reschedule their next traffic class.

 

  • Students who have completed the classroom portion of driver education may sign-up for Traffic class at Juarez.  Students must show proof of successful completion of the classroom.

 

  • STUDENTS MUST BE A RESIDENT OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO OR ATTEND A SCHOOL THAT IS IN THE CITY OF CHICAGO.

 

  • Students must wear closed toe shoes while driving.  DO NOT WEAR SANDALS!



 

Driver Education Traffic Fees

 

$20.00 fee for Instruction Permit

This fee must be in the form of a check or money order made payable to: "IL Secretary of State"

NO cash will be accepted.

 

$50 fee for Behind-the-Wheel Classes  (Traffic)

This fee must be paid ONLINE with a credit card or an eCheck at the “CPS E-pay” link below.  

NO cash will be accepted.

CPS E-pay

 

SIGN UP for Summer Classroom at Benito Juarez Community Academy

 

Start Date: Tuesday, July 7th through Thursday, July 30th

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Fee: $50.00 - Cash/Money Order made out to "Benito Juarez Community Academy"

DUE on first day of classroom 

Interested?  Contact Vince Dinella, Director at vpdinella@cps.edu

Please do NOT call during the school closure.

 

THANK YOU!

 

Additional Resources

PERMIT STATUS  

50 HOUR DRIVING LOG

RULES OF THE ROAD

 

SECRETARY OF STATE WEBSITE

Affidavit/Consent for Minor to Drive

Acceptable Documents

(To bring when getting license)

Permit Online Application Form

(Need access code from teacher): 

BENITO JUAREZ COMMUNITY ACADEMY

1450 - 1510 W. Cermak Rd.

Chicago, IL  60608

Phone: 773-534-7030

Fax: 773-534-7058

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