Driver's Education Information

  • About the Class:Driver Ed
    Driver Education classes are held during the school year at Centennial, Eagle, Meridian, Mountain View and Rocky Mountain High Schools.
    The course is approximately 8 weeks and is typically held after school three days a week. (2 days of class and 1 day of driving)
    Each class will receive a minimum of 30 hours of class time, 6 hours of driving time and 6 hours of observation time. 
     
    The West Ada School District Driver Education program is taught by certified instructors, utilizes state approved curriculum, uses inspected and safety-equipped vehicles, and provides insurance coverage while students are in the program.
     
    Class Eligibility:
    • Students must be at least 14½ in order to register for the Driver Ed. program. 
    • Students apply for enrollment and will be selected based on the age of the applicant, meeting the registration deadlines, and the availability of instructors.  
    • If selected, the student will receive a “Confirmation of Enrollment” email, after the registration deadline, indicating placement into the class. (Email address must be provided in the online registration form.)
     
    Drivers Education Sessions 2017-18:
     Classes will be offered at these West Ada High Schools:  Centennial, Eagle, Meridian, Mountain View, Rocky Mountain
     Session 1  August 28 to October 27, 2017
     Session 2  October 30 to January 12, 2018 
     Session 3  January 22 to March 23, 2018
     Session 4  April 2 to May 25, 2018
    *Our Summer Program will be held in June and July 2018.  Information will be posted on this web site after Spring Break 2018. 

    Registration Deadlines: 
     Session 1  August 24, 2017
     Session 2  October 12, 2017
     Session 3  January 4, 2018
     Session 4  March 8, 2018
      
    *Note:  If you are NOT accepted into the session you applied for, you will need to re-register for another session that works with your schedule using the Online Registration tool.  Your original application will not be "rolled over" or "automatically" re-registered for another session.
      
     
    Class Tuition: 
    Students who currently attend a West Ada school will pay = $250
    Students who do not currently attend a West Ada School will pay = $260
     
    *Note:  You must register for the class using the Online Registration process before paying the class fees. 
     
    Instruction on how to pay for Drivers Education using MySchoolFees.com
    my fees  
    1. Using your computer at home login to www.MySchoolFees.com.
    2. Select [REGISTER] and register with MySchoolFees.com as a User.  Select your student’s school and enter your Student’s ID.

      When you return to MySchoolFees.com you will use your email address and the password you created to reenter the site.
    3. Select [OTHER FEES] to pay fees. If you are out of District select Centennial High School, then select public fees to pay.

    4. You will receive an immediate receipt by e-mail.

    *IMPORTANT NOTE: Paying the class fee using MySchoolFees is not the same as registering for the class.  You must also register for the class using the Online Registration process. (Opens August 7th)

    If you have special needs in paying fees, such as partial payments, you may not be able to complete the payment portion through this service. 
     
      
    Other Fees:
    Driver Education Permit (SIP): $21.50
    The Drivers Education Permit can be purchased through the Ada County Department of Motor Vehicles
     
     
    Additional Information:
    To successfully complete the program the students must pass all 3 sections of the class (class, driving, and attitude).
    Failure to pass all sections of the program will result in an overall failing grade, thus resulting in the student re-registering and taking the program once again. Full fee payment is required for each course taken. All regular school rules and regulations will be enforced in class and during the driving portion.

    Once a student is enrolled in the Driver Education program they are NOT allowed to drive a private motorized vehicle on a public road or parking lot with public access. All driving activity is to be completed with an authorized driver education vehicle and instructor.
    Students are responsible for any citation incurred during the course.
     
    All fee payments should be made payable to West Ada School District and may be paid to any High School Bookkeeper or online at www.myschoolfees.com where the student is applying after receiving the Confirmation of Enrollment Letter.

    Students must keep their receipt.  The classroom instructor will ask to see the receipt indicating that payment has been made. Drivers Education Tuition MUST be paid by the beginning of class or arrangements must be made to pay or the student will be dropped from the program!

    Code of Conduct:
    The Code of Conduct is a policy put in place by the state and school district for those students in Drivers Education. It States: Any student observed driving by an instructor, School Official or cited by law enforcement for a driving offense and/or a status offenses (curfew violations, possession and/or consumption of drugs, alcohol and/or tobacco, or tobacco like products) will immediately be dropped from the program and will be given a failing grade without a refund. 
     
    A student in violation of any school or district policy shall not be permitted to enroll in or complete driver education. If the violation occurs while enrolled in Drivers Education, the student will be removed from the course, receive a failing grade, and payment will not be reimbursed.
     
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    Parent/Student Orientation Meetings
    Parents are required to attend the Parent /Student orientation meeting that will be held at the start of each Drivers Education class. Student permits will not be issued to the students until this requirement has been met.
     
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