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Welcome, visitors!

We appreciate your interest in visiting Jones College Prep! Prior to your visit, kindly contact us in advance. Note that visitation is limited. All visitors to Jones must obtain a visitor's pass from the Security Desk at the State St. entrance. Please have a valid ID on hand, as it will be scanned for security reasons.

Educational Visitors, Student Teachers, and Observers

Contact AP González Torres or at [email protected]

Student Observation Hours

  • Complete Field Experience Clearance through Chicago Public Schools
  • Approval from Yvette González Torres, Assistant Principal
  • Approval from the Department Head for the subject area to be observed
How to Apply:
Please send an email to [email protected] 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
How to apply:
Please ask the Student Teacher Coordinator from your college or university to submit the
following to [email protected]
  • A copy of your resume
  • School Acceptance Form – Student teacher

Building Access

All students and visitors must enter through the 700 South State Street main entrance. 
7:00 AM - 6:00 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.


Public Transit
Redline: Harrison
Brownline: Library/State, then walk 3 city blocks south on State.
#2, #6, #22, #29, #62, #146
Jones College Prep
700 South State St
Chicago, IL 60605
South of Ida B Wells Dr.
East of Michigan Ave
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.