Drivers Education Classes

    • The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requires 30 hours of classroom instruction and six hours of behind-the-wheel training.  All Durham County students who are at least 14 ½ years old and under age 18 and enrolled in a public, private, charter or home school are eligible to take driver education in Durham Public Schools.
    • Students wishing to take driver education must be eligible to receive a driver eligibility certificate.  Students who have failed two or more courses the previous semester are not eligible to take driver education.

    To take driver education with Durham Public Schools – a student must be in one of these categories:

    • Attend a Durham Public School High School
    • Attend a private school located in Durham
    • Attend a Charter school located in Durham
    • Attend a registered “home” school located in Durham
    • Student must be 14 ½ years of age on the FIRST day of class
    • Student must be in 9th – 10th – 11th – 12th grade level

    DPS will be using an “on-line” payment system for the $45 fee for driver education. The fee will be paid by “credit card”. Students who do not have a credit card – may obtain one from any “Target” store. Students need to remember that they must ask for the card to be $48.00. Target will charge a $3.00 service fee.

    Students that are dismissed from a driver education class due to behavior or attendance problems will not be allowed to take driver education a second time through Durham Public Schools -

    Important information for Home School Students

    • To be eligible to take a Durham Public School driver education class

    You will need to contact “The North Carolina Division of Non-Public Education” and ask for an Official Non-Public School Registration Record form be sent to you. (919-733-4276) If selected for a class – you will need to bring this form on the first day of class.

    Questions?
    David Roberson
    919-560-3702

    NOTE: If you do not see any classes listed, the classes have not been set yet.  Please check back periodically.

     

     

December 2018 Classroom Schedule

  • Durham School of the Arts
    December 3-20

    1. Class time: 4:20pm to 6:30pm
    2. Location: DSA Main Cafeteria
    3. Sign-ups for the lottery will be going on until November 27, 11:59 p.m.
    4. Lottery Results Will Be Sent Out Wednesday November 28
    5. Sign up link:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScyVULGrw2_u0bbPydGJk26h3k0OoTqsoxWFdDwpSZ7MQ_VQw/viewform?usp=sf_link
    6. If you are having an issue signing up please email Aharon@dpsnc.net
    7. Home School students must bring the following form to be admitted to class:
    8. “Official Non-Public School Registration Record” call – 919-733-4276 to obtain one
    9. Students will be given a link on the first day to go online to pay the $45 fee
    10. Students who are in the class will receive an email.

    Jordan High School
    December 3-20

    1. Class time: 4:05 - 6:15pm
    2. Location: Cafeteria
    3. Sign-ups for the lottery will be going on until November 27, 11:59 p.m.
    4. Lottery Results Will Be Sent Out Wednesday November 28
    5. Sign up link:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScr_l8DM79iUI0Jszo-UV_uA7R7AmIQo7Z0eZNzU_ieTmdqkg/viewform?usp=sf_link                     

           Home School students must bring the following form to be admitted to class:

    1. “Official Non-Public School Registration Record” call – 919-733-4276 to obtain one
    2. Students will be given a link on the first day to go online to pay the $45 fee
    3. Students who are in the class will receive an email .

    Riverside High School
    December 3-21

    • Class time: 6:45 – 8:45 am
    • Location: auditorium
    • Sign up for the lotter will be November 7 -8- 9
    • To sign up for the lottery – students should go to the Riverside High school’s webpage – click on “student tab”
    • Students who signed up for the 1st lottery will not have to sign up a 2nd time – you will have a seat in this class

          Home School students must bring the following form to be admitted to class:

    1. “Official Non-Public School Registration Record” call – 919-733-4276 to obtain one
    2. Students will be given a link on the first day to go online to pay the $45 fee

    Southern High School
    November 26 thru December 17

    • Class time: 4:15pm – 6:15pm
    • Lottery sign up in front office on October 22, 23 or 24 between 7:30 and 8:00 a.m.
    • Students will be given a link on the first day to go online to pay the $45 fee

           Home School students must bring the following form to be admitted to class:

    • Official Non-Public School Registration Record  call – 919-733-4276 to obtain one.

     

Drivers Ed School Contacts