Contact

  • 501 Manhattan Blvd.
    Suite 2200
    Harvey, LA 70058
    (o) 504-365-5368
    (f)  504-349-7665

    Email: Priscilla.Barnes@jpschools.org

What We Do

  • 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 hours’ driver’s education course includes 30 hours of classroom instruction for 10 nights from 5:00-8:00 p.m., students must attend all classes. The course also includes 8 hours of student driving. The cost of the course is $400.00 and must be paid by money order or check at registration.  Enrollment is limited each session.

    All current JPS Employees will receive a 10% discount for their son/daughter to attend the Driver’s Ed. Program, cost $ 360.00. 

    To register for Driver’s Education classes all student 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) by the first day of class.

    TO OBTAIN THE TIP: Students need to go to the Office of Motor Vehicles.

    Requirements for Minor Students (15 – 17 years old)

    • Original or State Certified Birth Certificate (no photocopies)
    • Social Security Card
    • School Enrollment Form – Student obtains this form from there school before reporting to the OMV (student must at least be in the 8th grade)
    • 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 Student (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.

    REGISTRATION

    East bank registration is held at T.H. Harris Middle School, 911 Elise Street, Metairie, LA. Registration is held on Thursday afternoon, doors open at 5 P.M. and close by 6 P.M.
    Fall Session – August 22, 2019
    Winter Session – November 7, 2019
    Spring Session – February 13, 2020
    Summer Session – May 21, 2020

    West bank registration is held at the JPSchools Admin. Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA. Registration is held on Saturday mornings, doors open at 9 A.M. and close by 10 A.M.
    Fall Session – August 24, 2019
    Winter Session – November 9, 2019
    Spring Session – February 15, 2020
    Summer Session – May 23, 2020

    CLASSES: Classes are Monday – Friday for 2 weeks, from 5 P.M. – 8 P.M. (Summer Session from 3 P.M. – 6 P.M.)

    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 – September 20, 2019
    Winter Session: December 2 – December 13, 2019
    Spring Session: March 2 – March 16, 2020    (Special session, last night on a Monday, due to student holiday on Friday, March 13, classes will be Mon. – Fri., Mon. – Thurs., Mon.)
    Summer Session: June 1 – June 12, 2020 (3 PM – 6 PM)

    COST OF THE TEMPORARY INSTRUCTION PERMIT AT THE OFFICE OF MOTOR VEHICLES:
    The Temporary Instruction Permit is 32.25 with the possible service fee 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 apply for Credit/Debit Cards and Check transactions.