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Driver Education- Summer Information

Driver Education for All Area High School Students

Thank you for choosing Cardinal O’Hara’s Driver Education Program! Our Driver Education Program is open to students from local high schools as well as those from Cardinal O’Hara High School. The Driver Education Program is offered three times throughout the year: Spring, Summer, and Fall.

The New York State Department of Education requires that each student in the Driver Education Course attends 24 hours of classroom instruction and 24 hours of in-car driving instruction. Each student must successfully complete the written and driving skills tests.

Students must have a valid New York State Permit or License prior to the start of the first class.

The cost is $800 per student and includes both classroom and in-car driving sessions.

Summer Program 2024

Classroom Instruction- All Students Attend:
June 24 – July 18
Monday – Thursday*
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

*No classroom instruction on June 27 and July 4; classroom instruction will be held on two Fridays, June 28 and July 12.

In-car Driving Instruction- Students Choose M, Tu, W or Th, F, Sa:

June 17, 2024 – July 26, 2024
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
Week 1: June 17-18; no class June 19
Week 2: June 24-26
Week 3: July 1-3
Week 4: July 8-10
Week 5: July 15-17
Week 6: July 22-23

June 17, 2024 – July 26, 2024
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Week 1: June 20-22
Week 2: June 27-29
Week 3: July 5-6; no class July 4
Week 4: July 11-13
Week 5: July 18-20
Week 6: July 25-26

See the Registration form for all driving time options.

All driving makeups will be completed the week of July 22. Any conflicts with exams will be made up at no charge to the students.

The driving sessions will start and end at Cardinal O’Hara High School near the Performing Arts entrance.

Benefits of Driver Education
Students who complete all 24 hours of classroom requirements, all 24 hours of in-car requirements and pass this course with a grade of 65 or above, will receive a NYS Department of Motor Vehicles form MV-285 and insurance certificate which allows:

  • Senior driving privileges (driving past 9 pm) at 17 years of age

  • Possible reduction of auto insurance premiums

  • Completion of New York State-mandated requirements for new drivers

Contact Email:

Please fill out the google form HERE to register. 

On-line payment information can be completed below.

Student Name(Required)
Parent/Guardian Name(Required)
Price: $800.00
Price: $50.00
Credit Card(Required)
Supported Credit Cards: Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Expiration Date