Summer - Driver's Education Information

  • West Ada Drivers Education 2021-2022 School Year

     
    About the Class:

    There will be 2 sessions of Drivers Education for Summer 2022.

    • Session 1 - June 6 through July 1
      Driving will take place at Centennial High School and Mountain View High School

    • Session 2 - July 11 through August 5
      Driving will take place at Meridian High School

    All sessions will have class asynchronous, ONLINE, through West Ada's Microsoft TEAMS platform.

    • Asynchronous classes will be Monday - Friday for one and one half (1½) hours.
    • Classwork must be completed every day before 6:00 pm.
    • Students will need access to TEAMS every day for their class instructions.

     

    Driver Ed

    Driving will be done on an A/B Block schedule with drives lasting for one and one half (1½) hours, with four start time options:

    • 7:00 am-8:30 am
    • 8:30 am-10:00 am
    • 10:00 am -11:30 am
    • 11:30 am -1:00 pm

    *NOTE: Drive times may change due to enrollment numbers and availability of instructors

    Students must attend all classes and drives in their chosen session.

     
    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. Preferences given to older students.
    • If selected, the student will receive a “Confirmation of Enrollment” email after the registration deadline, (see below) indicating placement into the class. (Parent Email address must be provided on the online registration form.)
     
    Drivers Education Sessions Summer 2022:
    • Driving for Session 1 will take place at Centennial High School and Mountain View High School only.
    • Driving for Session 2 will take place at Meridian High School only.
     Session 1 June 6, 2022 through July 1, 2022
     Session 2 July 11, 2022 through August 5, 2022

    Registration Deadlines: Registration ends at 3:00 pm

     Session 1 May 13, 2022, 3:00 pm
     Session 2 June 10, 2022, 3:00 pm
      
    *Note: Letter of Compliances for Session 2 would need to be requested from the student’s home school before June 15, 2022.  
     
    Class Tuition: 
    • For students who currently attend a West Ada School, the cost is $250
    • For students who do not currently attend a West Ada School, the cost is $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.commy fees
    1. Using your computer at home, login to MySchoolFees.com.
    2. Select [REGISTER] and register with MySchoolFees.com 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 outside of the District, select Centennial High School, then select public fees to pay.
    4. You will receive an immediate receipt by e-mail.

    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

    *Note: If you have special needs for 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): $28.50

    • The Driver Education Permit can be purchased through the Ada County Department of Motor Vehicles.
    • There are two locations in Ada County: 400 N. Benjamin, Boise, or 736 S. Progress Ave. in Meridian.
    • Appointments must be made online on the DMV Scheduling Tool.

    See FAQ for more information. 

    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. Driver's 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 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.

     
    Drivers Ed Sign - Apply Online Now *IMPORTANT NOTICE*

    State Policy requires Parents/Guardians to attend Parent/Student Orientation Meetings.

    Parents/Guardians 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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Contact Information:

  • Who do I contact if I still have questions?

    For General Information, please contact:

    Duane Dixon, Summer Drivers Education Coordinator 
    dixon.duane@westada.org
    208-855-4250 ext 2113