Driver Education

Did you know . . . 

  • Nearly 1 in 4 Idaho crashes involve a teen driver
  • 37 Idaho teen drivers were involved in fatal crashes last year
  • Idaho teen drivers are nearly 3 times as likely to be involved in a crash than any other age group
  • Less than half of Idaho teens take Driver Education
  • Participation in Driver Education classes has proven to reduce the number of crashes and deaths involving teen drivers
  • Is your student ready for Driver Education?

Driver's Education:

Driver's Ed Enrollment for Session 1 is now CLOSED> Please refer to the calendar link below to see when enrollment for session 2 begins.


Behind the Wheel Driving Schedule Session 1 Fall 2017

BTW Schedule Click Here


1st Day of Class: Sept. 8th 8:00am-11:20am

Last Day of Class: Oct. 6th 8:00am-11:20am


Driver's Ed Calendar for the 2017/2018 school year: Click Here


Cost: $180 to be paid to district office prior to class starting

Permit Cost: $21.50 to be paid to DMV prior to class starting

You will need these documents to purchase a permit:

  • Birth Certificate

  • Social Security Card

  • Proof of Residency

  • Picture Identification

  • Verification of Compliance Form

    • Retrieve from your high school administrative office

All students, 14 1/2 – 21 years of age, living in a public school district that offers driver education, are eligible to enroll whether they attend a public school, charter school, private school, or are home schooled (Idaho Code §33-1703).

If you are eligible for Driver Education, you must:

1. Contact your local high school to enroll in either a traditional or online program.

2. Purchase a driver education permit at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The permit must be purchased before the student participates in any instruction. You will need these documents to purchase a permit:

  • Birth Certificate

  • Social Security Card

  • Proof of Residency

  • Picture Identification

  • Verification of Compliance Form

    • Retrieve from your high school administrative office

3. Complete 30 hours of classroom instruction or work time, 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction, and 6 hours of active back seat observation (ID Code §33-1702(2)).


A parent or legal guardian must accompany you to the DMV.


http://www.theparentssuperviseddrivingprogram.com/