• Behind the Wheel instruction--- The current waiting period between the completion of the 30-hour classroom and students being scheduled for the driving part is 9 months. We are now driving students who took the class in March 2021.
    Class Registration is currently closed, and Coach Bunn is not accepting registration forms at this time.​ Registration will reopen in late December. Per WCPSS/Jordan Driving School policy the oldest 35 students who submit a registration form are placed into each class. Most students do not get into a Driver Education class until after they are 15 1/2.
    Registration for 2nd semester Driver Education classes (February through May) will open on January 1st and close March 1st.
    Registration for next summer classes ( June through August) will open April 1st and close May 1st)
    Please submit your registration form accordingly

    All class schedules and the registration form will be found at www.jordandriving.com.

    Classes will be in-person during the 2021-22 school year. 
    • Registration for the November and December classes opened October 1st.
      • Registration for the November class will close on October 22nd.
      • Registration for the January class will close on November 8th


    • Class invitation emails for the virtual November class will be sent out Oct. 23rd through 27th. Class invitation emails for the virtual January class will be sent out November 9th through the 14th.


    • Registration for classes February through May will open December 1st and close March 1st


    • Registration for classes next summer will open April 1st and close May 1st


    • If a student is not already over the age of 15 1/2, they may not get into a class.


    We are currently driving students who completed the class in February 2021 and look to begin driving March 2021 students at some point in November
    Refer to www.jordandriving.com for further updates.

Driver Education Overview

  • The goal of the Wake County Public School System and its driver education contractor, Jordan Driving School (JDS), is to provide a quality driver education program to all students in a safe and timely manner. The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requires 30 hours of classroom instruction and six hours of behind-the-wheel training. The average time to complete the Driver Education class, from registration through the classroom and driving phases, is four months. Students wanting their permits by age 15 must register on or before the age of 14 years, eight months. Students with extracurricular activities or jobs may take longer due to conflicts with scheduling driver education.

    There are no academic requirements in order to take the driver education class. There are academic requirements in order to apply for a permit or license after finishing the driver education class.

    Students should complete and submit a registration form. Once students are assigned to a class, they will be notified to pay the $65.00 fee in order to finalize their registration. Students that are dismissed from driver education class due to behavior or attendance problems will not be allowed to take driver education a second time through the Wake County Public School System.

    Parents are highly encouraged to attend a parent-teen meeting, held on the last day of the classroom session for driver education students. This meeting will inform parents and students of behind-the-wheel procedures and provide best practices for parents teaching teens to drive.  Attending parents will receive a Parent-Teen Driver Training Manual and DVD designed to give parents proper driving techniques and lessons, to help themselves and their teen, during Phase 1 of graduated licensing.

    Registration information

    You must be 14½ years of age for the required 30-hour classroom portion. Driver Education is offered through a private contractor, Jordan Driving School, after school hours, Saturdays, holiday breaks and during summer months. Driver Education is offered to each eligible student residing within Wake County, who pays a $65 fee to register for a class. A lead teacher at each of the WCPSS high schools is assigned to administer the Driver Education program.

    Additional information

    For additional information, a message may be left for the lead teacher, who will return the call as soon as possible. You may also call Jordan Driving School, or visit their web site at www.jordandriving.com. On the website you will find general information, email addresses for the lead teachers, specific classroom dates and a list of additional classes that might be available. For Behind the Wheel questions or information specific to your school, contact your lead teacher.

Registration and Procedures

  • 2020-21 Driver Education Registration Form

Green Hope Driver Education Coordinator

Contact Mr. Bunn for more information about the Driver Education Program at Green Hope HS.
Chip Bunn, Driver Education Coordinator 
Email: greenhope@jordandriving.com