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Drivers Ed

Drivers Education for students at De Pere High School is provided by CESA 2

General Information

Any student who is 14 years/10 months to 18 years old is eligible to enroll. Access the sign up form here. You can also go to to access information regarding Driver’s Education at De Pere High School. Paper forms are available in the high school office.


All classes meet in the Community Room at De Pere High School

Spring classroom session beginning on Monday, March 18, 2024 and ending on Thursday, April 18, 2024
Monday - Thursday  March 18-21,  3:30-5:30 pm Community Room
Tuesday - Thursday  April 2-4,  3:30-5:30 pm Community Room
Monday - Thursday  April 8-11,  3:30-5:30 pm Community Room
Monday - Thursday April 15-18,  3:30 - 5:30 pm Community Room
Friday, April 19 will be a makeup day  (3:30-5:30 pm)

Summer classroom June session beginning on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 and ending on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Wednesday - Friday  June 5-7,  12:00-2:00 pm
Monday - Friday  June 10-14, 12:00-2:00 pm
Monday - Friday June 17-21,  12:00-2:00 pm
Monday - Tuesday  June 24-25, 12:00-2:00 pm

Summer classroom July session beginning on Wednesday, July 10, 2024 and ending on Tuesday, June 30, 2024
Wednesday - Friday  July 10-12,  12:00-2:00 pm
Monday - Friday  July 15-19, 12:00-2:00 pm
Monday - Friday July 22-26,  12:00-2:00 pm
Monday - Tuesday  July 29-30, 12:00-2:00 pm

If you have any questions or concerns contact Lori VandenBergh or call 920-366-0651.

Additional Information

  • Teens can obtain a permit in WI at age 15. 
  • Teens will not be allowed to apply for their probationary license until they are at least 16 years old, hold their permit for at least 6 months ticket free, practice hours of at least 50 hours and 10 of those at night, and have completed all of driver education (classroom and behind the wheel lessons)
  • Another change is that the permit will be good for 18 months instead of 12 months. The DMV has not announced when they will sunset the parental road test waiver; however the waiver program is ending and all 16-17 year olds will have to take the road test.
  • The new law changes the number of practice hours required during the permit phase from 30 hours to 50 hours. The DMV does not collect the practice driving record when teens go for their road test however they may ask to see it or the Road Ready app which also tracks practice time. 
  • Your teen should work toward at least 100 hours of practice with 30 of those at night based on national recommendations put forth by AAA Foundation research in order to give novice drivers more experience before licensing (shows it reduces crashes after licensing). Our common goal for everyone is to have fewer crashes, injuries, and fatalities involving teens and all other drivers. Use of the Road Ready app is a great tool for them to track their progress of practice hours.