Driver Education Courses


During the 2018-19 school year Elmwood Park High School will offer the following driver education courses.

Click any course title below to see the corresponding description. Each course description includes information about credit, grade level and prerequisites.
 

CREDIT

GRADE LEVEL

PREREQUISITE

0.5 (one quarter)

9, 10, 11, 12

Must be at least 15 years old
on the first day of the course

This one-quarter course is typically offered at the sophomore level. The Classroom Driver Education course is designed to cultivate desirable attitudes toward safe driving and traffic safety. The rules and regulations of safe driving are presented in the classroom phase of Driver Education. Upon successful completion of the Classroom and Behind the Wheel instruction, students are able to attain an Illinois State Driver's License.

A condensed version of this course is offered during the summer. Students who choose to enroll in this version of the class will meet the minimum requirements as determined by the State of Illinois but will not receive high school credit for the course.

CREDIT

GRADE LEVEL

PREREQUISITE

FEE

No credit

9, 10, 11, 12

Previous or concurrent enrollment
in the classroom portion

$275

The driving phase of Driver Education will be offered to students before school or after school and during the summer. To be enrolled in this course, students must have taken the classroom portion of Driver Education or be concurrently enrolled. This course consists of six hours of behind-the-wheel time with a certified instructor and approximately 12 hours of driving observation. Grades are issued for the course. The road exam will be waived for any student who earns an A or a B in this course.

This course requires a fee of $275.