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Driver's Education

Driver Education

You must be a resident of Craven County to sign up for the Driver Education Courses on this site.  Homeschool residents of Craven county, private schools and all public school students are eligible to take this course.  

We are currently teaching the 30-hour portion of the Driver Education Course with 3 in-person meetings and the rest on Microsoft Teams.

The 12 hour (6 hrs. driving/6 hrs. observing) "Behind the Wheel" portion is in a vehicle.

This course looks like this:

  • Same cost $45.00
  • 30 hour Online Course.
    • Complete 10 modules
    • Tests and quizzes for modules
    • 100 question final
  • Then you will be assigned a driver and you will complete the 12-hour “Behind the Wheel” portion (6 hours behind the wheel & 6 hours observing from the back seat).

You must be a resident of Craven County to sign up for the Driver Education Courses on this site.  Homeschool residents of Craven county, private schools and all public school students are eligible to take this course.  

 

Class Dates: 

Sat. Apr 13 - Tue. Apr 23, 2024 - CLASS IS FULL

Your birth date must be on or before Oct 13, 2009.

This class will meet in person and on Microsoft Teams on the following days:

Sat Apr 13      5:00pm  In Person  Parent and Student Informational meeting

Mon Apr 15    6:00-7:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Tue Apr 16     6:00-7:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Wed Apr 17   6:00-7:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Thu Apr 18    2:45-3:45pm  In Person  Eye Check and Class

Fri Apr 19     6:00-8:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Mon Apr 22   5:00-6:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Tue Apr 23   6:00-8:00pm  on Microsoft Teams

Thur Apr 25   2:45-3:45pm  In Person  Traffic Stop Presentation

You must be 14 ½ years old on the first day of class. 

Your birth date must be on or before Oct 13, 2009.

Information concerning payment, username and more will be emailed.


Sat. May 11 - Tues May 21, 2024 - Class is Full

Your Birth date must be on or before November 11, 2009

This class will meet in person and on Microsoft Teams on the following days:

Sat May 11th

5:00pm IN PERSON PARENT & STUDENT INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Monday May 12th

5:00pm-6:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Wednesday May 15th

5:00pm-6:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Thursday May 16th

5:00pm-6:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Friday May 17th

5:00pm-7:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Saturday May 18th

5:00pm-7:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Monday May 20th

2:45-3:45pm IN PERSON VISION CHECK AND CLASS

Tuesday May 21st

2:45-4:45pm IN PERSON TRAFFIC STOP PRESENTATION & Final Class

 

You must be 14 ½ years old on the first day of class.

Your birth date must be on or before November 11, 2009

Information concerning payment, username and more will be emailed.


Sat. Jun 1 - Sat. Jun 8, 2024   CLASS IS FULL

Your Birth date must be on or before December 1, 2009

This class will meet in person and on Microsoft Teams on the following days:
 

Saturday Jun 1st

6:00pm IN PERSON PARENT & STUDENT INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Monday Jun 3rd

6:00pm- 8:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Tuesday Jun 4th

6:00pm- 8:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Wednesday June 5th

6:00pm- 8:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Thursday June 6th

5:00pm-7:00pm IN PERSON VISION CHECK & TRAFFIC STOPS

Saturday June 8th

10am-12:00noon on Microsoft Teams

 

You must be 14 ½ years old on the first day of class.

Your birth date must be on or before December 1, 2009

Information concerning payment, username and more will be emailed.


Sunday July 7 - Friday July 12, 2024 Click Here to Register

Your Birth date must be on or before January 7, 2010

This class will meet in person and on Microsoft Teams on the following days:

Sunday July 7th

6:00pm IN PERSON PARENT & STUDENT INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Monday July 8th 

9:00am- 11:00am on Microsoft Teams

Tuesday July 9th 

9:00am- 11:00am on Microsoft Teams

Wednesday July 10th

9:00am- 11:00am on Microsoft Teams

Thursday July 11th

9:00am- 11:00am on Microsoft Teams

Friday July 12th 

9:00am- 11:00am IN PERSON VISION CHECK & TRAFFIC STOPS

 

You must be 14 ½ years old on the first day of class.

Your birth date must be on or before January 7, 2010

Information concerning payment, username and more will be emailed.


Sun. July 28 - Friday Aug 2, 2024         Click Here to Register

Your Birth date must be on or before January 28, 2010

This class will meet in person and on Microsoft Teams on the following days:

Sunday July 28th 

6:00pm IN PERSON PARENT & STUDENT INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Monday July 29th 

1:00pm- 3:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Tuesday July 30th 

1:00pm- 3:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Wednesday July 31st

1:00pm- 3:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Thursday Aug 1st 

1:00pm- 3:00pm on Microsoft Teams

Friday Aug 2th 

9:00am- 11:00am IN PERSON VISION CHECK & TRAFFIC STOPS

 

You must be 14 ½ years old on the first day of class.

Your birth date must be on or before January 28, 2010

Information concerning payment, username and more will be emailed.


Registration:

  • To register, go to the HHS website, Student & Parents tab and then click Drivers Education. 
  • Click on the class that you want to take then fill out the form.

 Online Class:

  • You will get a welcome letter and microsoft teams meeting link two weekends before your class. 
  • You must do a short registration process for the online class. 
  • We will meet for at least 10 hours in person or online.

 Grading:

  • To pass you must get a 70 average of all quizzes, tests and the final.
  • You must complete the 30 hour course within 3 total weeks (We will only meet for two weeks)

 Payment:

  • The course costs $45.00. 
  • You may pay in cash, check or money order. 
  • Checks are made payable to: Havelock High School. 
  • You will make your payment the week before your course begins. 
  • You will receive an email/text about how and when to make your payment.

 Behind the Wheel:

  • Once you complete the online course, you will complete the behind the wheel portion in order from the oldest student in the class to the youngest student in the class. 
  • You will be assigned a driving instructor and they will call/text/email you and set up your driving schedule. 
  • You will drive two per car.
  • You will be in the car 12 hours (6 driving and 6 observing). 

 Please direct all questions to: Jorge.Benitez@cravenk12.org

 

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DRIVER'S EDUCATION CLASSES  : Craven County Schools contracts with a NC Driving School, JDS Carolinas, Inc., to provide students the opportunity to take Driver's Education in order to obtain a Driver's Eligibility Certificate. The system has implemented a $45.00 fee for students who are eligible to take Driver Education.  Students may pay by cash, cashier’s check or money order. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS.

Currently, North Carolina requires driver education for anyone below 18 years of age in order to apply for a license.  Students who are 14 1/2 or older are eligible to take the Driver's Education. Students should pre-register for the class in the HHS guidance office during school hours. 
Students and parents should check daily announcements and/or the school calendar for class schedules. Space in the class may be limited.

After successful completion of the classroom portion, students will be prioritized according to their age and scheduled by the teacher to drive for the behind-the-wheel 6 hours of class.

If you have other questions, you contact the school office or JDS Carolinas, Inc. 

 

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DRIVER'S EDUCATION CERTIFICATES  : Driver Eligibility Certificates are valid for 30 days from the date of validation.  Please submit completed driver eligibility certificate to DMV before the 30-day deadline.  If you know you are not going to DMV within 30 days or you are not going to be 15 years old within 30 days, please wait until you are ready to get your learner's permit before starting this process.

Students must pass 3 or 4 courses in the last semester in order to obtain a validation seal on the driver eligibility certificate.  Final marks in courses are checked.  Nine weeks grades are NOT used for validation.  If you fail two or more courses at HHS or you drop out of school before your 18th birthday, you will NOT get your driver eligibility certificate validated and your license or permit will be revoked by the State.

Please follow these steps in obtaining your Driver Eligibility Certificate:

After completing both the classroom and driving phases of driver's education, students need to take their driver education certificate to the main office.

  • A parent and/or guardian must review and sign the certificate in the presence of the school official who will then date and seal the certificate.
  • The student must present his/her Driver's Education Certificate when applying for the Driver Eligibility Certificate.
     
  • Lost certificates must be replaced via JDS Carolinas, Inc. There is a $10 fee.