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GAGE PARK

 
DRIVER EDUCATION IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED.  WE WILL REOPEN ON SATURDAY, MAY 2ND.
  • Range Class for Saturday, March 14th and Saturday, March 28th will be rescheduled.  Please email pawrenn@cps.edu to reschedule.
 
  • Range Class for Tuesday, April 7th and Tuesday, April 9th will be rescheduled.  Please email pawrenn@cps.edu to reschedule.
 
  • Range Class for Saturday, April 18th and Saturday, April 25th will be rescheduled.  Please email pawrenn@cps.edu to reschedule.
  • Driver Education Classroom has been cancelled for the following dates:
    • Wednesday, April 1st
    • Monday, April 6th
    • Wednesday, April 8th
    • Monday, April 13th
    • Wednesday, April 15th
    • Monday, April 20th
    • Wednesday, April 22nd
    • Monday, April 27th
    • Wednesday, April 29th
  • Classes will resume on Monday, May 4th.

Directors: Paul Wrenn and Vince Dinella

Phone: 773-535-9237

Emailpawrenn@cps.edu

Address: 5630 S. Rockwell

Chicago, IL 60629

 

Hours : Monday - Thursday: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Saturday: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Gage Park Driver Education will be closed on the following days:

Wednesday, April 1st

Thursday, April 2nd

Saturday, April 4th

Monday, April 6th

Tuesday, April 7th

Wednesday, April 8th

Thursday, April 9th

Saturday, April 11th

Monday, April 13th

Tuesday, April 14th

Wednesday, April 15th

Thursday, April 16th

Saturday, April 18th

Monday, April 20th

Tuesday, April 21st

Wednesday, April 22nd

Thursday, April 23rd

Saturday, April 25th

Monday, April 27th

Tuesday, April 28th

Wednesday, April 29th

Thursday, April 30th

The Chicago Public Schools Driver Education Program consists of three phases.  The first phase is the Classroom, which can be taken at the student's high school or at Gage Park High School.  The second phase is the Range class, and the third phase consists of the Traffic classes.  In order for a student to sign up for the Range class at Gage Park High School, he or she must show proof of successful completion of the Driver Education Classroom.
 

Next Driver Education Classroom:

  • The next class will begin in July, but we do not have the exact dates yet.  Please contact us if you are interested in enrolling in the classroom portion of driver education.
 
  • Days: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Cost: $50
 

Next Available Range Class:

  • You must sign up for Range Class in person.
 
  • Saturday, May 2nd, 2020 and Saturday, May 9th, 2020
    • 7:00 AM, 9:00 AM, or 11:00 AM

General Information:

  • 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 Range class at Gage Park.  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 Fees:

$50 fee for Classroom

  • This fee must be paid on the first day of class.

 

$20 fee for Instruction Permit

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

 

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

  • This fee must be paid online with a credit card or an eCheck.  Please click the “EPAY” link below.
 

The Driver Education Trailer is located behind the school (56th St. and Talman)

DRIVER EDUCATION IS CLOSED UNTIL SATURDAY, MAY 2ND