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Driver Education

Chemeketa’s driver education classes serve students ages 15 and older year-round in Salem, McMinnville, Dallas, Stayton, Silverton, Independence and Monmouth. Our course is an Oregon Department of Transportation approved course.

Tentative Course Schedule

Online Pre-Registration Dates:

Summer Session #1: June 26 - July 22 will open on May 6th at 9 am

Summer Session #2: August 7-29 will open on June 17th at 9 am

 

Behind-the-Wheel lessons will extend past the last classroom date and may take an additional 1-2 weeks to complete

Summer
Chemeketa Eola (West Salem)

Session Dates: Jun 26 - Jul 22
Meets on: Monday - Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 8:30-11 am

Summer
Chemeketa Salem Campus

Session Dates: Jun 26 - Jul 22
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 5:30-8 pm

Summer
Chemeketa Yamhill Valley (McMinnville)

Session Dates: Jun 26 - Jul 22
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 5:30-8 pm

Summer
Dallas H.S.

Session Dates: Jun 26 - Jul 22
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 8-10:30 am

Summer
Silverton H.S.

Session Dates: Jun 26 - Jul 22
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 9-11:30 am

Summer
Sprague H.S.

Session Dates: Jun 26 - Jul 22
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 9:30 am - 12 pm

Summer
Stayton H.S.

Session Dates: Jun 26 - Jul 22
Meets on: Monday - Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 5:30-8 pm

Summer
Central H.S

Session Dates: Aug 7 - Aug 29
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 9:30 am - 12 pm

Summer
Chemeketa Salem Campus

Session Dates: Aug 7 - Aug 29
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 9-11:30 am

Summer
Chemeketa Salem Campus

Session Dates: Aug 7 - Aug 29
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 5:30-8 pm

Summer
Chemeketa Yamhill Valley (McMinnville)

Session Dates: Aug 7 - Aug 29
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 5:30-8 pm

Summer
Silverton H.S.

Session Dates: Aug 7 - Aug 29
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 9-11:30 am

Summer
South Salem H.S.

Session Dates: Aug 7 - Aug 29
Meets on: Monday-Thursday (first class is on a Wednesday)
Time: 5:30-8 pm

  • COST

    Adults ages 18+

    • $520 for students who are 18 or older (or turn 18 during the course), any student with an out of state learners permit, or any student with a driver license.

    Teens ages 15-17

    • $300 for students under 18 (and do not turn 18 during the course) who have only an Oregon learner's permit. (Cost reflects ODOT discount)
    • $225 for students under 18 who qualify for Oregon's low/no income subsidy program (Cost reflects Oregon low/no income subsidy discount)

    Low/No Income Subsidy Program

    Oregon offers a $75 discount to driver ed students who qualify for SNAP, TANF or free and reduced lunch programs lowering the class cost to $225. To qualify for this discount, please submit an eligibility letter from SNAP, TANF or your school district with your driver ed application. Home school students can qualify through the school district they are in. (This benefit applies only to students ages 15-17 without a license and a valid Oregon permit)

  • DRIVER ED COURSE COST INCLUDES
    • 30+ hours of classroom instruction
    • 12 hours of in-car training
    • Six hours of driving
    • Six hours of observation
    • Textbooks and reference materials
    • Your DMV drive test may be waived if you are age 15-17 and successfully pass the course
  • DRIVER ED PARENT ORIENTATION

    If you are a parent of a driver ed student age 15-17, please attend the first hour of the first day of class for a required parent/student orientation.