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  • Driving instruction is offered to high school students 15 years old to 17 years old and at least in the 8th grade. This is a state-approved course. Students can receive a 1/2-unit credit for taking the course, which is offered 4 times yearly.

    The 38-hour driver’s education course includes 30 hours of classroom instruction.  Students must attend all 30 hours of the in-person classes. The course also includes 8 hours of student driving. Enrollment is limited each session.

    All current Jefferson Parish Schools employees will receive a 10% discount for their son/daughter to attend the Driver’s Ed. 

    To register for Driver’s Education classes, all students must have:

    • Louisiana Temporary Instruction Permit
    • 17 or under – Parent or Guardian

    Effective September 4, 2018, the State of Louisiana Department of Motor Vehicles is requiring all students to get a Temporary Instruction Permit (TIP).

    TO OBTAIN THE TIP: Students need to go to the Office of Motor Vehicles web page expresslane.org and select Book Appointment.

    Requirements for Minor Students (15 – 17 years old)

    • Original or State Certified Birth Certificate (no photocopies)
    • Social Security Card
    • Legal Custodial/Domiciliary Parent/Guardian with their Driver’s License or State ID Card
      • Original or Court Certified Custody Papers (if there are any)

    Requirements for Adult Students (18 years or older)

    • Original or State Certified Birth Certificate (no photocopies)
    • Social Security Card
    • Proof of residence (Two proof of residence if applying for a Real ID)

    *Note: If an adult has a valid Louisiana State ID already issued and their Social Security Number is in the OMV’s system, then only the ID and Proof of Residency is needed.

    DRIVER'S EDUCATION CLASSES ARE HELD FOUR TIMES PER YEAR. * The schedule is based on the current approved academic calendar and is subject to change.

    *Jefferson Parish Schools hold all Driver's Education Registration online.

    REGISTRATION (WILL BE POSTED ON THE JPS WEBSITE ON THE DATES LISTED BELOW)

    East Bank & West Bank Sessions
    Fall Session: August 14 - August 20, 2023, 8 AM or until all available seats are sold. 
    Winter Session:  October 23 - October 29, 2023, 8 AM or until all available seats are sold.
    Spring Session: February 5 - February 11, 2024, 8 AM or until all available seats are sold. Westbank Location Only
    Summer Session: May 6 - May 12, 2024, 8 AM or until all available seats are sold.

    CLASSES:

    East Bank classes are held at Bonnabel High School, 2801 Bruin Drive, Kenner.

    West Bank classes are held at John Ehret High School, 4300 Patriot Street, Marrero.

    Fall Session: September 9,10, 16, and 17, 2023, 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
    Winter Session: November 27 - December 8, 2023, 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM
    Spring Session: March 9, 10, 16, and 17, 2024, 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM  Westbank Location Only
    Summer Session: June 3 – June 7, 2024, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    COST OF THE TEMPORARY INSTRUCTION PERMIT AT THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLES:
    The Temporary Instruction Permit is $32.25 with a possible service fee of up to $6.00. 
    Forms of payment are Cash, Credit/Debit Card, Money Order, and Check (check number must be over 1500 to be accepted). Convenience fees may apply for Credit/Debit Cards and check transactions. Please go to www.expresslane.org to book an appointment to get a TIP card.

    *Effective 8/1/2020 the Student Enrollment Form is no longer required*