2710 N. WATER ST. DECATUR, IL 62526 (217) 875-2431

St. Teresa High School is an accredited Catholic college preparatory secondary school serving the Decatur, Illinois area. Sharing in the educational mission of the Church, it is committed to offering excellent education and developing a community of faith. St. Teresa provides a faith-based, disciplined environment which fosters academic achievement, independent thinking, moral integrity, and service to community. more

Drivers Ed / Behind the Wheel

St.Teresa Driver Education Course

The 9 week driver education course is taught on the
St.Teresa campus by a DPS61 driver educator during the school day. The course
prepares the student for the written test. Students will need to drive with a
permit for 9 months. The class is scheduled by the St. Teresa guidance office
during the school year and by DPS61 during the summer session (see below).

To obtain the permit a student must:  pass the written test & the vision exam.

Permit is active for two years.

FEES:

Course Fee: $15.00 made payable to DPS61 the first
week of class

Permit
Fee: $20.00 made payable to Secretary of State prior to earning their permit

 

Birthdate determines when
a student is eligible for the course.

 

SEMESTER
ONE

First
nine weeks:15 years by: OCTOBER 14, 2011

Second
nine weeks: 15 years by: DECEMBER 21, 2011

SEMESTER
TWO

Third
nine weeks:  15 years by:  March 19, 2012

Fourth
nine weeks:  15 years by:  May 21st 2012

 

SUMMER
DRIVER ED @DPS61

15
years old by the last day of June

Requires a DPS61
form obtained from the Keil building and signed by St.Teresa principal,
assistant principal, or Director of Guidance

 

 

 

Contact
petersk@st-teresahs.org for driver ed
class scheduling

Contact
adamsri@st-teresahs.org for behind the
wheel scheduling

 

 

 

 

St.
Teresa Behind The Wheel Course

The Behind the Wheel course is taught by a DPS61
Educator on the St. Teresa campus.
Students will be contacted by the DPS61 educator to schedule the
required sessions of instructional driving.
The sessions are scheduled for 6 weeks and the student will drive 2
times a week.  (Students must have 6
hours of behind the wheel and 6 hours of observation).

Sessions Times: Times
may vary and are at the discretion of the instructor.

AM driving
session:  6:45-7:45 Mr. Adams

Scheduled times during the school day.

#1 PM driving session 2:45-3:45 (M, T, Th) Mr. Adams

#2 PM driving session 3:00-4:00 (W-F) Mr. Austin

Fee:
$50.00 made payable to DPS61

Student’s will drive:

Required sessions with instructional behind the
wheel

50 hours with adult supervision (minimum of 10 hours
need to be at night)

 

Please
contact
adamsri@st-teresahs.org for questions.

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