Driver's Education

Driver's Education is offered in two phases.  In the first phase students have nine weeks of classroom work (Driver's Safety).  All students will be scheduled for safety class based on their age and number of classes passed.  Students must be at least 15 years of age for classroom instruction.

Phase two is four weeks of behind-the-wheel training(Driver's Training).  Note: All students must have 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction in order to take the driving test before age 18.  The top 12 students with the highest grades in safety class will drive during the school day; other students who pass safety.


  1. The initial instruction permit is $20.00 payable to the Secretary of State.  This fee is subject to change and is set by the Secretary of State.

  2. The lab fee for Driver's Training is $250.00 and is payable to GCHS.

  3. Student's qualifying for the free lunch program will receive a waiver for the Driver's Training fee of $250.00.

Department Staff
Bruce Frank (Department Chair)

Doug Duncan
Jeff Ridenour
Jake Janek
Dan Robertson