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Drivers Education Information

**The CCHS Driver’s Ed course is taught online using Canvas. There will be a select few in-person meetings that students and parents are expected to attend.**

***The fee for the class is $175. If you fail and have to retake the class it will cost an additional $50. Fees can be paid in person at the Crimson Cliffs High Finance Office or online through PowerSchool. Payments cannot be made over the phone.***
 All students should have their driving permit before they register for their online course. Use the guidelines below to know when to register for your online course.


          Registration will stay open until registration deadline
                          or Maximum Capacity is reached.

When to Take Driver’s Ed

*Birthdays between November 1 through January 31 should register for Q1. 

*Birthdays between February 1 through April 30 should register for Q2.

*Birthdays between May 1 through May 31 should register for Q3.

*Birthdays between June 1 through July 31 should register for Q4.

*Birthdays between August 1 through October 31 should register for Summer Session.

STEP 1: PERMIT: At the age of 15, students can go with a parent/guardian to the DLD to take the written test in order to get their permit. They must have their birth certificate, proof of residency, and social security card in order to take the test.

STEP 2: TAKE THE DRIVERS ED CLASS: Students can register for the CCHS Drivers Ed class after receiving their permit. Please check the “When To Take Drivers Ed” dates to know which class to register for. Use the Registration link above to register for the class. If the link is closed, that class is currently in session or not available to register for yet. Once a class registration closes, the next class registration will open. The $175 Drivers Ed Fee must be paid through the school finance office BEFORE you register. All classes will be taught online through Canvas using the students’ school email account. 

IMPORTANT: As soon as the student receives a registration email from Canvas, ALL OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS AND INFORMATION is contained in the Canvas course.

STEP 3: PRACTICE WITH A PARENT: As soon as the student receives their permit they should be driving with their parent/guardian as much as possible. Please use the CCHS 40 Hour Driving Log to document your practice hours (the Log can be found in the “Quick Links” on this website). Students need to document a minimum of 40 hours of driving, 10 of those hours need to be at night. Skills that need to be covered are parking, backing up, turning, signaling, driving on the freeway, etc. Students must complete the Drivers Ed class and turn in the completed CCHS driving log (no scans or emails will be accepted) to their driving instructor before their Behind the Wheel driving sessions can begin.

STEP 4: BEHIND THE WHEEL WITH AN INSTRUCTOR: After completing the Drivers Ed class, students will be assigned to an instructor for their Behind the Wheel driving sessions. Driving assignments are based on instructor availability. Students may end up with a Crimson Cliffs instructor, or one from another school. Once assigned to an instructor, that instructor will reach out to the student to schedule the dates and lengths of the sessions. Contacting the instructor is not needed or necessary. During these sessions, students will take turns driving the vehicle and also observe other student drivers.

STEP 5: DRIVING TEST: Once the Behind the Wheel sessions are complete, students will need to complete their Final Driving Test. Students will be tested by a different instructor than the one they did their Behind the Wheel sessions with. The testing instructor will reach out to the student to schedule the test. Contacting the instructor is not needed or necessary. Students must pass their Driving Test with 80% or higher. 

STEP 6: OBTAINING YOUR LICENSE: Once they turn 16, have had their permit for at least 6 months, and have passed their Driving Test with 80% or better, students will be able to get their license at the DLD. They will need to schedule an appointment through the DLD website.  

***Students will be scheduled to complete their Behind the Wheel sessions and Driving Test as close to their 16th birthday as possible. However, it is NOT PROMISED OR GUARANTEED that they will be completely finished by their birthday. This is due to many various circumstances.***


If a student takes the Drivers Ed class somewhere other than CCHS prior to the change mentioned above (i.e. Utah Online), it is the responsibility of the student to provide the following items to Mr. Phillips @ Crimson once they complete the class with Utah Online and before they can be assigned to a driving instructor. Coming by room 100 at CCHS in-person is probably the best way to ensure all the needed info has been provided. There is also no guarantee that the student will be able to complete their Behind the Wheel sessions and Driving Test before their 16th birthday. Priority is given to students enrolled in the CCHS Drivers Ed class. 

  • 40 Hour Driving Log with parent signature. Must be physically turned in. No scans, photos, or emailed copies will be accepted.
  • Completion Certificate from Street Smarts (Click here and Follow these steps to complete the program. Please print Completion Certificate when done )
  • Student’s permit information. (Permit info is needed to create a driving card for the student)
  • Both a parent and student phone number.