Driver Education


    Registration for 2019 Summer Driver Education is now CLOSED


    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 addition of the $156.00 lab fee allows the district to add a second session to meet the high student demand for summer driver’s ed. The sessions are scheduled from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The camp is open to residents of Pinellas County. High school graduates will not be accepted.


    Online registration closed on Feb. 17, 2019.  Registred students will be selected for the Summer Driver’s Education Program through a lottery process. Every student who registered online between 12 a.m., Feb. 11 and 11:59 p.m., Feb. 17 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 1.


    Students must accept their spot by responding to the contact person on the confirmation email and paying their lab fee for the course by using the link on the confirmation email by the deadline of 11:59 p.m., March 22, 2019.  The lab fee of $156.00 is NON-REFUNDABLE.


    Session Days and Times

    Session #1 - (10) Day - 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. -  June 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14

    Session #2 - (10) Day - 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. -  June 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28



    • 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.


    School Sites for Summer Driver’s Education Program

    Boca Ciega High School (1st session only) Lakewood High School
    Clearwater High School Northeast High School
    Countryside High School Osceola High School
    Dunedin High School Pinellas Park High School
    East Lake High School  


    Important dates reminder

    Feb. 17, 2019: Summer Driver’s Education Program online application closed.

    March 1: Students notified via email of selection.

    March 22, 2019: Students must accept their spot by emailing the contact person on the confirmation email and paying the $156.00 fee via link.

    June 3, 2019: First day of Drivers Ed Summer Session #1

    June 17, 2019: First day of Drivers Ed Summer Session #2

    Student driving a car for driver education.


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