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Welcome, visitors!
We are glad you have taken an interest in visiting Jones College Prep! If you are planning to
visit Jones, please call in advance. Visitation is restricted. Everyone visiting Jones must
acquire a visitor’s pass from the Main Office located by the entrance on State St.

Media
Contact Troy Hilbrands at (773) 534-8612 or at thilbrands@cps.edu
 
Educational Visitors, Student Teachers, and Observers
Contact AP González Torres or at ygonzalez1@cps.edu
 
Student Observation Hours
Requirements:
  • Complete Field Experience Clearance through Chicago Public Schools
  • Approval from Yvette González Torres, Assistant Principal
  • Approval from Department Head for the subject area to be observed
 
How to Apply:
Please send an email to ygonzalez1@cps.edu with your completed Field Experience
Clearance document and a request that includes the subject area you need to observe.
Department heads will be notified by YG Torres. If the department head can honor the
request, you will be notified via email.

Student Teaching at Jones College Prep
How to apply:
Please ask the Student Teacher Coordinator from your college or university to submit the
following to ygonzalez1@cps.edu
  • A copy of your resume
  • School Acceptance Form – Student teacher
 
Building Access
All students and visitors must enter through the main entrance at 700 South State Street. 
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Building Hours Monday - Friday*
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Main Office Hours  Monday - Friday*
11:20 AM - 1:35 PM Student Lunch Hours 11:20 – 12:05 (A Lunch), 12:05 – 12:50 (B Lunch), 
12:50 – 1:35 (C Lunch)
*Excludes weekends, holidays, and winter/spring breaks. Hours may be extended for special events.
 
 
Directions
Public Transit
CTA EL
Redline: Harrison
Brownline: Library/State, then walk 3 city blocks south on State
 
CTA Bus
#2, #6, #22, #29, #62, #146
 
Map
Jones College Prep
700 South State St
Chicago, IL 60605
 
South of Ida B Wells Dr.
East of Michigan Ave
 
Parking
There are many parking lots in the South Loop—several located on State Street, across from the Jones. Come early to get a good spot. Parking in the area can range from $10 to $25+, and weekend rates may vary.