MATHER DRIVER EDUCATION

The Mather High School offers a ten week comprehensive drivers education program as part of the Sophomore Physical Education curriculum. The concurrent program includes classroom instruction (needed as a graduation requirement for CPS students), simulation, range and traffic.

The mission of the department is to give the students the best education possible. This program is strictly enforced through state guidelines by the Illinois State Board of Education and the Office of the Secretary of State.

  • Course Code: 99020
  • Course Title: PE II/Drivers Ed
  • Major/Minor: All
  • Year taken: 10
  • Level: Regular
  • Prerequisites: Sophmore, 15 years old and passed 8 semester hours of academics
  • Course Description: As a part of the Illinois Secretary of State Graduated Licensing Program, we offer a four-phased driver education program for sophomore students during the second year of Physical Education. 

The course is divided into three phases.

  • Phase 1: Classroom – The study of the rules and laws governing the safe operation of a motor vehicles for a minimum of 30 classroom hours.
  • Phase 2: Traffic – The traffic experience is a culmination of each student’s abilities learned from the previous phases. Students should have 10 supervised driving hours by their first traffic. Students will be driving on the streets with an instructor. The final product is a knowledgeable, safe and courteous driver.
 
 

Traffic

  • Location: Mather Driver Education Range Trailer (Small trailer behind Mather's building)
  • Weekdays: Monday through Wednesday, 3:45pm- 5:30pm
  • Saturdays & Summer: Saturday, 7,9 OR 11.
  • Requirements: Wear shoes that cover your entire foot (no sandals),
  • Bring your permit
 

Fees for Permit and Behind the wheel.

  • $20 Money Order/Personal check made payable to Illinois Secretary of State (for permit)
  • $50 Driver Education range fee payable online ONLY at CPS E-pay. Clink on the link.
  • If you don't have a credit card you can bring in a $50 money order payable to CPS
  • NO CASH ACCEPTED

HELPFUL LINKS

 

Permit Status

50 Hour Log sheets link

Permit Application  (You will need a code from your teacher)

Secretary of State website

Rules of the Road book

 

If you have any questions please feel free to email me at ymjordanof@cps.edu

We are open Mondays to Wednesday from 3:45 to 5:30 and Saturdays from 7 am to noon. You also can call 773-534-2346 but email is best way to contact.

If you lost your last day letter, click on the link below.

 
 Covid 19 Protocals
 
This form below needs to be filed out before you are able to schedule traffics. Please print and returned a scanned copy to my email or a hard copy when you come to register.
Also a parent must fill out the link below before their child comes in for traffic each time.