Driver Education

Marist High School will offer 3 sections of classroom instruction in Driver Education during the summer beginning Monday, June 3 and ending Friday, June 28. Students should be prepared to meet Monday through Friday. Students must attend each class to meet the state requirements for classroom instruction. The exact schedule will be set by the  instructor on the first day of class. Classes will be held at 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Students must be 15 years of age prior to June 3. 

Students must also be in good standing in the Dean’s Office with regards to academics, attendance, and discipline.
Students involved in the credit recovery program may not enroll in Driver Education. Enrollment in the class will be on a first come, first served basis. Approval of all applications will be made by Mr. Don Pirkle, Dean of Students,  Underclassmen.


The costs for the program are as follows:
Driver’s Ed Course
$50 cash or check to Marist with permission form prior to class
State of Illinois Driving Permit
$20 check to Secretary of State to be paid during class when requested by instructor
Range Simulation – Bogan High School
$50 E-pay to Chicago Public Schools to be paid during class, when signing up for Behind The Wheel.

Please complete this form and return it to Mr. Don Pirkle, Dean of Students, Underclassmen, in an envelope labeled “Driver Education” with the $50 application fee payable to Marist High School. Mr. Pirkle will review the application for final enrollment into the Driver Education class.

No phone calls will be taken. Students should see Mr. Pirkle in person.