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Driver Education Registration

Prior to Driver's Education registration, students must obtain a "Permit To Enroll" form from their guidance counselor. ( See registration dates below)

Driver Education Mission Statement:

The Joliet Township High School Driver Education is a three-phase program designed to help novice drivers develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude necessary to become safe, low-risk, responsible drivers.

Driver Education:

Driver education is offered as a one semester course during the regular school year in day school for grade 11 and 12 students. Additionally, students have the opportunity to enroll in after school or summer school driver education if age 15 years is attained and they have passed eight high school courses during the previous two semesters.


Driver Education (After/Summer School)

Students must start the process to register for all sessions with their Guidance Counselor.  All Driver Ed fees must be paid at time of registration at the book store. (cash, check or charge) no online payment available

PLEASE OBTAIN a Permit To Enroll Form from your counselor after July 20th for Fall Registration.


        2017-2018 Dates 

Driver Education Fall 2017 Driver Education Winter 2017-2018
Registration: Central Aug 21 - Aug 25 Registration: Central Nov. 6 - Nov. 13
Registration: West Aug 21 - Aug 23 Registration: West Nov. 6 - Nov. 8
Mon./Wed. Classes: Sept. 11 - Nov. 20 Mon./Wed. Classes: Nov 27 - Feb. 28
Tues/Thurs. Classes Sept. 12 - Nov. 18 Tues/Thurs. Classes Nov. 28 - Feb. 22


Driver Education Spring 2018
Registration: Central Feb 12 - Feb 16
Registration:  West Feb 12 -  Feb 14
Mon./Wed. Classes: March 7 - May 23
Tues/Thurs. Classes March 6 - May 17



Driver Education Summer  2018 2018
Registration: Central May 7 -  May 18
Registration: West May 7 - May 9
Mon. - Fri. Classes: Central      Monday thru Thursday June 11 - July 16
Mon. - Fri. Classes: West     Monday thru Friday June 4 - June 29

Summer start dates are pending due to snow days.

 Summer 2018, there will be a July class offered in addition to the above dates. Time to be determined

Please be aware of the students sports practice schedules before signing up for Drivers Education


JTHS Driver Education Information

JTHS Driver Education Requirements and Program Information
Preparing for Driver Education Testing



contact information

Driver Education Coordinator - Central
815-727-6889 or 6823

Driver Education Coordinator - West
815-774-1675 or 1674


Driver Education - Full Class

  • In-District: $ 250.00
  • Out-of-District:  $ 350.00        

Driver Education - Repeat BTW ONLY

  • In-District:  $ 175.00
  • Out-of-District:  $ 275.00

Driver Education - Repeat Classroom ONLY

  • In-District:  $ 150.00
  • Out-of-District:  $ 200.00

Please note: Juniors and Seniors who qualify for a district fee waiver will get the driver education fee waived.  All other students must pay the driver education fee

helpful links

 Wondering what other states allow students to drive with an Illinois permit? Click here

course description

Students will receive safe instruction in the safe operation of motor vehicles, rules of the road, and the laws of the State relating to motor vehicles. The course meets the legal requirements of the State in preparing students to become safe and efficient users of the highway transportation system.

Driver Education is taught in three phases:

1) Classroom Instruction (30 hours)

2) Simulation

3) Behind the Wheel Driving (6 hours)

Students who receive a grade of "B" or better in all phases of the course may be eligible to take the State of Illinois Driver's Licensing Test with their Driver Education instructor.  Parents are responsible for a minimum of 50 hours of supervised driving (of which 10 hours must be night driving) with their son/daughter and to record this on a document to be turned in when the student obtains his/her license. To successfully complete the course, students must attend all course hours.

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