Driver’s Ed classes are offered to all those students who have a Learner’s Permit. Both morning and afternoon classes are offered and the classes are held at Westlake High School. To sign up for the class, you can either contact the front office by phone or in person, or submit the form below.  Please note:  The driver’s ed fee is $140. 

New Driving Test must be taken before new drivers can obtain a license.  Learn more HERE!

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Michael O’Connor

Christian Adkinson

Class Helps

Session 1:  August 30 – October 12, 2016 (Morning & Afternoon Classes Available)
Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 @ 6:00pm in the Auditorium

Session 2:  November 1 – December 15, 2016 (Morning & Afternoon Classes Available)
Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 @ 6:00pm in the Auditorium

Session 3:  January 5 – February 16, 2017 (Morning & Afternoon Classes Available)
Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting:  Wednesday, January 11, 2017 @ 6:00pm in the Auditorium

Session 4:  February 21 – March 31, 2017 (Morning & Afternoon Classes Available)
Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 6:00pm in the Auditorium

Session 5:  April 11 – May 23, 2017 (Morning & Afternoon Classes Available)
Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 @ 6:00pm in the Auditorium

Session 6:  Summer School Session #1:  June 5 – June 16, 2017  8:00am – Noon
Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 @ 6:00pm in the Auditorium

Session 7:  Summer School Session #2: June 19 – June 30, 2017  8:00am – Noon
Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 @ 6:00pm in the Auditorium

Session 8:  Summer School Session #3: July 10 – July 21, 2017  8:00am – Noon
Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting: Wednesday, June 7, 2017 @ 6:00pm in the Auditorium

Note:  Sessions 1 – 5 will be held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday’s.  Morning sessions are from 6:00am – 7:20am and afternoon sessions are held from 2:40pm – 4:00pm.

Common Questions/Answers

  • How long is the Driver Education Class at Westlake High School?
    • 20 class periods and that includes the Mandatory Parent/Student meeting and their Observation session on the Range
  • What is the requirement to take the Driver Education Class?
    • Everyone must be at least 15 years old and must have their Utah Driver’s Permit prior to the start of the class.
  • What is the attendance policy for the Driver Education Class?
    • Attendance is vital to the student’s success in the class, on  the range and on the road.  Students must attend the meeting, classes, range, road with a B or better (80%) to pass the course.
  • Where can I pay for Driver’s Education at WHS?
    • The $140 fee can be paid at the school financial office or through My School Fees.  This includes: Classroom instruction, Observation & Range, and Road Instruction & test.
  • How do I schedule Range and Road for Driver’s Education?
    • Range and road are a required component of Drivers Education.  Range and road make up 6 of the required 40 hours a student needs to drive prior to getting their license.  Range is scheduled while in the class and takes place in the evening and road is scheduled with their assigned road instructor.  All students are encouraged to schedule road when they have completed their 40+ hours of driving and are ready to be tested.
  • What if I take the Driver Education class on-line?
    • Students who take the Driver’s Education class via on-line can schedule Range and Road through Mr. O’Connor.  Please contact him to be scheduled.  Students who take the class on-line still pay the fee of $95 through the financial office or on My School Fees.
  • What is the attendance policy for the Driver Education Class?
    • Attendance is mandatory and vital to the student’s success in the class, on the range and on the road.  Students must attend the Mandatory meeting, classes, range and road with a “B” or better (80%) to pass the course.
  • Why do Parents and Students attend the Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting?
    • The Mandatory Parent/Student meeting is one of the attendance days built into the program.  This meeting is essential in setting the tone to the importance of driving and the role of the parent and student.  Utah’s Zero Fatalities in conjunction with our instructor’s important presentation regarding the class rules, regulations and the many obstacles and distrations young drivers face.

Please Note:  We do not offer online driver’s ed classes.


 

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 All sessions include the state required mandatory parent/student meeting.  Meeting will include class requirements, state law, and parent/student expectations.  All classes are $140. Presentation by Zero Fatalities and Westlake High School Driver Education Instructors.  If you have questions, please feel free to contact Michael O’Connor at

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