Driver Education

  • 2021 Summer Driver Education registration starts online in February

    Pinellas County Schools will offer driver education camp at nine locations this summer. There will be two sessions at each site that will be open to both public and private school students at a cost of $156.00 per student.  The sessions are scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to  2:00 p.m. but may be changed to half day sessions due to social distancing protocols. The camp is open to residents of Pinellas County. High school graduates will not be accepted.


    Students will register online starting Feb. 22- 28, 2021. The online application can be accessed on the Pinellas County Schools website. Students will be selected for the Summer Driver’s Education Program through a lottery process. Every student who registers online between 12 a.m., Feb. 22nd and 11:59 p.m., Feb. 28th will have the same chances of being selected. Applications will not be accepted at the school sites. Students will be notified of their placement via email starting March 12th. Students must accept their spot by paying their lab fee for the course by using the link on the confirmation email by the deadline of 11:59 p.m., April 9th .  The lab fee of $156.00 is NON-REFUNDABLE.


    Students can register online for one session at their school of choice.

    (10) Day Sessions: 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

    • Session #1- June 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
    • Session #2- June 28, 29, 30, July 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9



    • Students must be at least 15 years old and must have a learner’s permit or operator’s license when the session begins.
    • Two absences result in an automatic withdrawal from the course.
    • There is a 40-student maximum per site for each session


    Summer School Drivers Education School Site

    Boca Ciega High School
    (1st session only)

    Clearwater High School Countryside High School
    Dunedin High School East Lake High School Lakewood High School
    Northeast High School Osceola High School Pinellas Park High School  


    Important dates reminder

    • Feb. 22-28, 2021: Summer Driver’s Education Program application available online at The link to the application will not be available until Feb. 22, 2021.
    • March 12, 2021: Students notified via email of selection.
    • April 9, 2021:   Students must accept their spot by paying the $156.00 fee via link.
    • June 14, 2021:  First day of Drivers Ed Summer -  Session #1
    • June 28, 2021:  First day of Drivers E Summer - Session #2
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