Driver Education Department
The Driver Education curriculum may be offered in three phases:
- Behind the wheel
All students must meet the state attendance requirements of 30 classroom hours and 6 hours behind the wheel. Prerequisites for the regular school year classroom enrollment are:
- A social security number prior to enrollment.
- Age 15 years and 3 months. Oldest students will be given first priority unless circumstances based on need warrant prior consideration. Sophomore status is required.
- The State of Illinois requires that a student must have had "a passing grade in at least eight courses during the previous two semesters prior to enrolling in Driver Education." Summer school classes are not considered.
- A student must have a cumulative grade point average of 1.60 or greater prior to enrolling in Driver Education.
Grades: 10, 11, 12