Driver Education Information

Driver Education

This fall/spring, the Community Education Department of Shelby County Schools will offer Driver Education classes. The fall/spring driver education session will be an open enrollment opportunity for any high –school student. Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive class credit through their school, certificate of completion, vessel endorsement and instructions to acquire their driver license online. Certified Driver Education instructors will teach the class.

Course requirements: students must turn 16 by the end of May 2022 and MUST have held their permit for six months prior to their birthday to test for their license. Example, date of birth – May 1, 2022, student must have an issue date for the permit on or before November 1, 2021. Prior to beginning class, students must have driven a minimum of 50 miles.

Online Registration:

Online Payment: Fee: $360.00 – price includes a gas fee. There will be a $60 non-refundable fee that will be applied your fee when the application is accepted. Partial payments will be accepted as long as final payment is made before the first day of class.

The Community Ed staff will contact students enrolled via email and all the instructions for the class will be given at this time. The academic phase will be completed virtually, within a two-week period. Each student will receive a temporary Shelby County email address to access the google classroom platform of the course. Driving schedules will be arranged between the driving instructor and the student. All driving will consist of up to six hours of in car instruction.

Class dates Register by: Class Start:
October September 20th October 4th – October 18th
November October 20th November 1st – November 15th
December November 20th December 6th – December 20th
January December 20th January 3rd – January 17th
February January 20th February 7th – February 21st
March February 20th March 7th – March 21st
April March 20th April 4th – April 18th
May April 20th May 2nd – May 16th

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Attn: Kay Dummier / Janet Gulledge
Phone: 205-682-5843 or 205-682-5941
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