Kennedy HS Driver Education

6400 South Major Ave.
Chicago, IL 60638
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Mr. Richard Lopez
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Mr. Michael J. Morgan
Assistant Director
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Hours of Operation - School Year

2015-2016 School Year

Monday - Thursday
3:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.


6:45 a.m. - 12:45p.m.

 (We will be Closed August 15 to September 14)

Hours of Operation - Summer

July 6 - August 14

Monday - Friday

6:45 a.m. - 12:45p.m.

Classroom instruction, driving range, and behind the wheel available for public and private school students.

Secretary of State

Rules of the Road

Graduated Driver Licensing Booklet 


To obtain your Driver's License, you must complete all three: Phase 1 - Classroom, Phase 2 - Range/Simulation, and Phase 3 - Behind the Wheel/Traffic.



Classroom - 1st Phase

October 5 - November 5

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.


6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


To sign up for one of the time slots: e-mail Richard Lopez, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information:  Name, Date of Birth, contact phone number, and preferred time slot.  We will  return your e-mail to confirm enrollment in the class.

Classroom classes will be held at John F. Kennedy High School, 6325 W. 56th St., Chicago, 60638

Cost: $50 Money Order payable to: "John F. Kennedy H.S." due the first week of class.  Must present school I.D. on the first day of class.  Upon completion of classroom, students will be signed up for Range/Simulation.


Range/Simulation - 2nd Phase

Students are to register for one week and time slot below:

October 3

7:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.


9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.


11:00 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.


To register for one week and time slot visit the Driver Education Center, 6400 S. Major Ave., Chicago, 60638 during operating hours.  You will need proof of classroom completion and a Driver's Permit.  We will assist you in obtaining a Driver's Permit if you do not have one already.  Cost: $50 Money Order payable to "Chicago Public Schools."


Behind the Wheel/Traffic - 3rd Phase


Scheduled on the last day of Range/Simulation.


$20 Money Order payable to "Illinois Secretary of State" to obtain a driver permit.
$50 Money Order for classroom instruction (only if you will be taking the classroom instruction outside of regular day school).

$50 Money Order payable to "Chicago Public Schools" for driving range.

Behind The Wheel/Traffic
Behind the wheel individual instruction fee included in the range/simulator payment.
For more information please contact Mr. Richard Lopez by email or by calling the Driver Education Center at 773-535-2083.

Student Absence Form

If your child is absent please click on the link below...

"Student Cause of Absence Form

Upcoming Events




10.08.2015 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm



Attendance Reports

Weekly Attendance PDF Reports. To find students use the "find and search" option in the PDF document. (Windows OS press and hold the CTRL, then press the letter F. In the search box type the student ID, then hit the ENTER key).

Attendance Report - 10.1.2015

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6325 West 56th Street, Chicago IL 60638

Phone: 773.535.2325 | Fax: 773.535.2485