Drivers Ed Information
STEP 1: At the age of 15, students can go with a parent/guardian to the DLD to take the written test in order to get their permit. They must have their birth certificate, proof of residency, and social security card in order to take the test. The cost is $20.
STEP 2: Students can register for Drivers Ed. Class after receiving their permits. All classes will be taught online. Please register and pay the $110 fee at the Counseling office.
STEP 3: Students should be driving with their parent/guardian when they get their permit. They should obtain a minimum of 40 hours of driving, and 10 of those hours should be at night. Skills that need to be covered are parking, backing up, turning, signaling, driving on the freeway, etc.
STEP 4: Upon completion of the Drivers Education class students will drive with a driving instructor a minimum of five sessions and observe other drivers. You will be assigned a certified instructor and they will contact you to set up a time to drive. Look at the Behind the Wheel Schedule link to your left.
STEP 5: Students take the driving test with their driving instructor and must pass with an 80% or better.
STEP 6: After passing the driving test, students will be able to get their license at the DLD. The cost is $30.
WHEN TO TAKE DRIVER EDUCATION!
All students should have their driving permit before they register for their online course. Use the guidelines below to know when to register for your online course.
*1st Quarter classes: All those birthdays that fall between November 1
through January 31.
*2nd Quarter classes: All those birthdays that fall between February 1
through April 31.
*3rd Quarter classes: All those birthdays that fall between May 1
through July 31.
*4th Quarter classes: All those birthdays that fall between August 1
through October 31.
SUMMER classes: For all 9th graders with birthdays before December (Summer D.E. classes are usually held in June)