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Drivers Education



1.  Fall Class 
2.  IDLA August Class
3.  IDLA October Class
**To view the Drivers Ed Calendar - use the "Calendar" tab on the right in the blue box above "Online Registration".  The other calendar tab across the top is the district calendar and does not have our dates on it.**


We will only be offering 1 fall class session.  This is the regular in-class(not online) option.  Class time will be 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Caldwell High School.  This class will begin on Tuesday, September 12th and the final exam will be October 24th.  Please see calendar for exact classroom dates.  Driving dates will be scheduled by our individual instructors.  

**The Student/Parent meeting will be September 6th at 6:00 p.m. in the Caldwell High School Library.  Students wanting in this class will first need to obtain their driving permit from DMV.  After obtaining the permit, complete our online registration.  Then bring payment and permit receipt to the required student/parent meeting.  Failure to attend the meeting will result in student being dropped and another student being added from our waiting list.  

Total fee is $185.  Minimum payment of $100 is required at student/parent meeting.  Final payment is due on October 2nd.  

****Attendance ****  

Driver Education is a serious undertaking and must be made a priority in your summer plans.  Because of the amount of information being presented each day by the instructor, guest speakers, videos, etc., regular student attendance is necessary to successfully complete the course.  Under the guidelines of the Idaho State Department of Education, a student MUST attend a minimum of 30 hours of classroom instruction.  Also required are 6 hours of driving time and 6 hours of observation.

Only two(2) absences will be allowed during the course of drivers training and those absences MUST be made up.  The make-up time is to be arranged with the instructors and will cost the student an additional $30 for the first absence and $45 for the second absence.  Students missing more than 2 classes will be dropped and the class fee will not be refunded.  

Driving instructors plan their days and routes in advance.  If a student does not show up for a drive or is tardy, the instructor may charge  a make-up fee.  Please always be on time for the driving instruction.

A parent is required to ride with the student/instructor for the final drive.



This type of class is intended for students who need a flexible schedule for classroom hours.  Self-motivation and commitment is required for completing this course successfully.  The classroom is completed online and we provide the driving.  

This class is open to any student of any district.  However, please note that you will need to come to Caldwell for our driving section.  (We do have a driving instructor located in Marsing, but space is limited. Please contact Mrs. Howard to be on the Marsing list.  First come, First serve.)

Students will need to obtain permit from DMV and complete our online registration form.  After receiving an acceptance email from Mrs. Howard, students will be instructed on how to complete the IDLA registration.

 Total fee is $260.00.  $185 for our driving instruction, $75 for IDLA class.

          August 28th Class:  Student/Parent Meeting is August 15th at 6 p.m. in the CHS Library.  Students must be pre-registered, must bring payment and permit receipt.  IDLA Orientation begins August 21st.  

          October 9th Class:  Student/Parent Meeting is September 27th at 6 p.m. in the CHS Library.  Students must be pre-registered, must bring payment and permit receipt.  IDLA Orientation begins October 2nd.  


**There are several online courses that can be found on the internet.  Our driving instructors will ONLY drive with students registered for IDLA - the only Idaho State Department of Education Driver Education approved online course.


Next class will be Winter Class to be held in January 2018.  Registration opens on December 1st, 2017.  

Spring IDLA class registration will open on January 1st, 2018.  

Summer Class registration will open on March 1st, 2018.

(Dates for these future classes will soon be posted on the calendar)


If you have any further questions, please call/text 

Bill Cooper  371-8196


Pam Howard  880-9695

or email:


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