Teen Information

Our Teen Driver Education Program is approved by the Secretary of State and the Illinois State Board of Education. The program requires the student to take a minimum of 30 hours of classroom instruction and one of the following in-car options; 1) six hours of behind-the-wheel instruction and six hours of in-car observation; or 2) eight hours of behind-the-wheel instruction and no observation. Textbooks are provided for in classroom use and all students receive a Behind the Wheel handbook to keep.

Registration:

Call our office (309-452-7233) to check availability of classes before registering. Once we place you in a spot, you will need to pick a package below and fill out the registration form and send it in or drop by the office with the deposit or full payment. Click on Registration for additional needed forms.

Package #1 - Complete Course - $405 (6 hour BTW option)

Driver Program Includes:

The six hour package consists of 30 hours of Classroom instruction, 6 hours of Behind-the-Wheel instruction, and 6 hours of in-car observation. The classroom instruction will be given in 15, two-hour sessions, during a minimum period of four weeks, with no more than one session a day. The behind the wheel portion generally groups two students together for two hours of in-car instruction. Each student spends one hour driving and the other observing.

  • 15 Classroom Sessions
  • 6 hours driving time
  • 6 hours observation time

Package #2 - Complete Course - $485 (8 hour BTW option)

Driver Program Includes:

The eight hour package consists of 30 hours of Classroom instruction, 8 hours of Behind-the-Wheel instruction, and 0 hours of in-car observation. The classroom instruction will be given in 15, two-hour sessions, during a minimum period of four weeks, with no more than one session a day. The behind the wheel portion will generally be administered in 6 sessions with 1 hour or 1.5 hour lessons. Students will receive one-on-one instruction and must obtain written permission from their parents.

  • 15 Classroom Sessions
  • 8 hours driving time
  • 0 hours observation time

Package #3 - Behind-the-Wheel Only - $305 (6 hours)

Driver Program Includes:

The 6 Hour Behind-the-Wheel only package consists of 6 hours of Behind-the-Wheel instruction and 6 hours of in-car observation. The behind the wheel lessons generally group two students together for two hours of in-car instruction. Each student spends one hour driving and the other observing. Also, any student taking the behind the wheel only package must show written documentation of completion of the classroom portion. Students pick this option to get into BTW sooner after taking the classroom instruction at their high school.

High School transcript is required showing the student has successfully passed the classroom portion of Driver Education.


  • 0 Classroom Sessions
  • 6 hours driving time
  • 6 hours observation time

Package #4 - Classroom Only - $225

Driver Program Includes:

The classroom only package consists of 30 hours of Classroom instruction. The classroom instruction will be given in 15, two-hour sessions, during a minimum period of four weeks, with no more than one session a day. This is a good option for out-of-state students who need to take the classroom portion to meet Illinois requirements.

  • 15 Classroom Sessions
  • 0 hours driving time
  • 0 hours observation time