Year-Round Driver Education Classes

  • Serves students ages 15 and older, including adults
  • 30+ hours of classroom instruction
  • 12 hours of in-car training
    • 6 hours of driving
    • 6 hours of observation
  • Textbooks and reference materials
  • ODOT certified instructors
  • Meets Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) requirements
  • The DMV drive test may be waived for students ages 15-17 who successfully pass the course

Class Dates

Winter 2018 Classes:

Applications period: November 6th – November 27th
Review/Confirmation period:
November 28th – December 14th
During the review/confirmation period, you will get an email with your application status and payment instructions. 

 

 

Monday/Wednesday classes: January 8, 2018 - March 12, 2018
Tuesday/Thursday classes: January 9, 2018 - March 6, 2018

No Class: January 15th and February 19th

  • Chemeketa Salem Campus: Monday/Wednesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Chemeketa Yamhill Valley Campus: Monday/Wednesday 6 pm - 8 pm
  • Dallas High School: Monday/Wednesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Silverton High School: Monday/Wednesday 6 - 8 pm
  • South Salem High School: Tuesday/Thursday 6 pm - 8 pm
  • Stayton High School: Monday/Wednesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

 

Behind-the-wheel hours are scheduled outside the classroom times and may take 1-2 weeks past the last class to complete.

Cost

Adults

  • $500 for students who are 18 (or turn 18 during the course) or older, any student with out of state learners permit, or any student with a driver license.

Teens

  • $280 for students under 18 (and do not turn 18 during the course) who have only a Oregon learner's permit. (Cost reflects ODOT discount)
  • $205 for students under 18 who qualify for Oregon's low/no income subsidy program (Cost reflects Oregon low/no income subsidy discount)
  • Low/No Income Subsidy Program
    Oregon offers a $75 discount for students who qualify for SNAP, TANF or free and reduced lunch programs lowering the cost to $205 as shown above. To qualify for this discount, please submit an eligibility letter from SNAP, TANF or a statement from your school district that indicates a per student account of eligibility. Additional information may be requested if needed. Home school students can qualify through the school district they are in.

    (This benefit applies only to students ages 15-17 without a license.)

How to Apply

Class enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. All classes must have at least 10 students to run a class.

 

Applications period: November 6th – November 27th
Review/Confirmation period:
November 28th – December 14th
During the review/confirmation period, you will get an email with your application status and payment instructions. 

 

  1. Download and complete the driver education application form: Winter 2018 Application
  2. Mail or fax the completed enrollment application, payment and a photocopy of the student's instruction permit or driver license (front side only)

Payment accepted in the form of

  • Money Order
  • Check
  • VISA, Master Card, Discover

    To pay via credit or debit card, please call the Driver Education office at 503.584.7541. Card payments can be made after the application has been accepted.

Mail to:


Chemeketa Community College
Attn.: Driver Education Program 5/264
4000 Lancaster Drive NE
Salem, OR 97305

Fax: 503.399.5262

 

Required Driver Education Orientation

A required Driver Education parent/student orientation will be held the first hour of the first day of class; parents are required to attend this orientation for students under the age of 18. The first class meeting is mandatory for all students registered in the class.

Contact Us

Amanda Beckner
E-mail
Phone: 503.584.7541
Fax: 503.399.5262