Drivers Education Courses Offered for High School Students 

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DELAND — Registration for the spring semester Driver’s Education program will begin on the School District Drivers Education website, https://www.vcsedu.org/special-programs/drivers-education, on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. A preview of the questions you will need answers to register online can be found here. Any student residing in Volusia County may register for the class. There is no fee for the program and students can earn a paperless waiver of the road test for an operator’s license. Driver’s education brochures can be found online at the Drivers Education site, the high school’s guidance department, or the school’s front desk. Students must have their learners license in hand the first day of class. 

The After-School Program will begin on January 24 and will run through May 3 from 3:45 p.m. until 6:15 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays (dates and times may be adjusted by schools due to teaching conflicts and travel). Check the School District Drivers Education website for specific class days and class times. Students need to wear closed-toe shoes for the class. There will be no classes during the week of March 14-20. The program will tentatively be offered at the following two high schools:

  • Mainland High, 1255 West International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach
  • Taylor High, 100 East Washington Avenue, Pierson

The Saturday Program will begin on January 22 and will run through April 16 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Students will need to bring lunch each day and wear closed-toe shoes. There will be no classes on February 19 and March 12, and March 19. The program will tentatively be offered at the following four high schools:

  • DeLand High, 800 North Hill Avenue, DeLand
  • New Smyrna Beach High, 1015 10th Street, New Smyrna Beach
  • Seabreeze High, 2700 North Oleander Avenue, Daytona Beach
  • University High, 1000 West Rhode Island Avenue, Orange City

Eligibility requirements:

  • All students currently enrolled in a Volusia County public school (to earn elective credit), School of Choice, private school or who are in the home-school program, and who are eligible to drive will be given the opportunity to enroll in a driver education program as seats are available.  
  • Must be 15 years or older on or before the first day of the session for which the student is enrolled.
  • Must have completed one full year of high school on or before the first day of the session.
  • Must have and present a learner’s license on the first day of the session for which the student is enrolled.
  • Must not have already received credit for driver’s education.

Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis. If the class meets the enrollment capacity a waiting list will be started. Funding for this program is made available through the Dori Slosberg Driver Education Trust Fund. No district funds will be used to fund this program.
For more information regarding this program, students should contact their home high school.

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