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 an driver eligibility certificate.  Students who have failed two or more courses the previous semester are not eligible to take driver education.

    A $45.00 fee is now required to be paid on the first day of class by either cash or money order – NO CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED

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

    Students who have failed two or more courses the previous semester are not eligible.

    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 to 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.

     

Summer Classroom Schedule

  • Jordan: High

    June 18 to June 28 from 8:00 to 12:00 in the cafeteria.   Sign up for the lottery will be Monday, May 14 and Tuesday, May 15 in the front lobby of the school from 8:00 to 8:30 in the morning before school.

    • (Monday thru Thursday , no Friday class)
    • Home School students must bring the following form to be admitted to class:
    • “Official Non-Public School Registration Record”
    • Students must bring $45 cash on first day of class!

     

    July 23 to August 2 from 8:00 to 12:00 in the cafeteria.  Sign up for the lottery will be Monday, May 14 and Tuesday, May 15 in the front lobby of the school from 8:00 to 8:30 in the morning before school.

    • (Monday thru Thursday , no Friday class)
    • Home School students must bring the following form to be admitted to class:
    • “Official Non-Public School Registration Record”
    • Students must bring $45 cash on first day of class!

     

    Southern High

    June 18 to June 28 from 8:00 to 12:00 in the cafeteria. .  No sign up needed to be in class!

    • (Monday thru Thursday , no Friday class)
    • Home School students must bring the following form to be admitted to class:
    • “Official Non-Public School Registration Record”
    • Students must bring $45 cash on first day of class!

     

    Hillside High

    June 18 to June 28 from 8:00 to 12:00 in the ROTC classroom.  (Monday thru Thursday , no Friday class)

     

    July 23 to August 2 from 8:00 to 12:00 in the ROTC classroom. (Monday thru Thursday , no Friday class)

     

    Northern High

    July 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, August 1, 2 from 8:00 to 12:00 in the Northern Auditorium

    • No sign up needed
    • Students should bring $45 cash only on the 1st day of class

Drivers Ed School Contacts