Driver Education Registration Information
A student must turn 16 before the following dates to register for Driver Education
1st semester: February 23
2nd semester: July 18
Summer School: October 30
Requirements: .5 credits
Students taking driver education must complete the following to receive a license. No less than 27 hours of classroom instruction, 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction, 6 hours of observation time; and 34 hours with a parent or guardian. Of the 34 hours driven with a parent or guardian, 10 hours must be driven at night.
Granite District will provide the 6 hours of behind the wheel training as follows:
- Driving Range – 3 hours
- Skid Car- 20 minutes
- On the Road Driving-2 hours, 40 minutes
Driving range and skid car training will take place during the school day. Instruction will be provided by certified retirees and hourly employees. Some on-the-road driving will take place during school, but the majority of driving will be after school. The department chairperson at each school will schedule driving times for students.
Each student must pass the driver education class. Each student must pass at 80% or better on the following tests:
State written test
State driving test
Fees and Permits:
Driver Education fee:
Enrolled in Granite School District:$140
Non-Granite School District Student: $140 + $75
It is recommended that students take driver education during their sophomore year.
Every student is required to drive sometime after, or before school or on Saturdays. If a student misses a scheduled driving time, it could delay their obtaining a driver license.
Each student must obtain a learner permit prior to the first day of class. Each student must have the fee of $140 paid to the main office prior to the first day of class. The student will bring the receipt of payment to class with them on the first day or already be approved for fee waiver prior to the class beginning.
A learner permit can be obtained when a student reaches 15 years of age.
A student must have their learner permit at least 6 months before they obtain a driver license.
Fee waivers are available for coursework taken at school sites during the regular school year.
High school Driver Education classes create strong citizens who are aware of responsibilities as skilled drivers in a complex highway transportation system.