501 Manhattan Blvd.
Suite 2200
Harvey, LA 70058

(o) 504-365-5368
(f)  504-349-7665

 About Us

Driving instruction is offered to high school students 15 years old to 17 years old and at least in the 8th grade. This is a state-approved course. Students can receive a 1/2 unit credit for taking the course, which is offered 4 times yearly.

The 38 hours driver’s education course includes 30 hours of classroom instruction for 10 nights from 5:00-8:00 p.m., students must attend all classes. The course also includes 8 hours of student driving. The cost of the course is $400.00 and must be paid by money order or check at registration.  Enrollment is limited/Copy of student’s birth certificate needed at registration.

All current JPPSS Employees will receive a 10% discount for their son/daughter to attend the Driver’s Ed. Program, cost $ 360.00


Registration will be held at the following locations and dates.

East Bank:
Registration begins at 5:00 P.M. and ends when all seats have been sold or 6:00 P.M. whichever comes first.:
T.H. Harris Middle School, Cafeteria
911 Elise Street, Metairie

Fall Session: Thursday, August 23, 2018
Winter Session: Thursday, November 8, 2018
Spring Session: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Summer Session: Thursday, May 16, 2019

West Bank:  
Registration begins at 9:00 A.M. and ends when all seats have been sold or 10:00 A.M. whichever comes first.:
JPPSS Administration Office, Boardroom
501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey

Fall Session: Saturday, August 25, 2018
Winter Session: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Spring Session: Saturday, February 23, 2019
Summer Session: Saturday, May 18, 2019


* Starts the day after Labor Day, Tuesday – Monday, 5 – 8 p.m., for 2 weeks, 10 nights of classroom instruction.
 Fall Session: September 4 – 17, 2018

Monday – Friday, 5 – 8 p.m., for 2 weeks, 10 nights of classroom instruction. 
Winter Session: November 26 – December 7, 2018
Spring Session: March 11 – 22, 2019

Monday – Friday, 3 – 6 p.m., for 2 weeks, 10 afternoons of classroom instruction.
Summer Session: June 3 – 14, 2019

East Bank Class Site:
Bonnabel High School
2801 Bruin Drive, Kenner

West Bank Class Site:
John Ehret High School
4300 Patriot Street, Marrero

Upon completion of classroom requirements the instructors will have 3 months for each student to complete 8 hours behind the wheel training. This training will be divided into 3 – 4 session. Students will drive after school, on weekends and any available day(s) when school is not in session.

Student’s made obtain a duplicate copy of their lost Driver’s Education Certificate of Completion from the Driver’s Ed office.  Please call in advance so the documents can be located.  A fee of 15.00 is charged for all duplicates.

Students, under the age of 18, are required to bring a current “Certification of Required School Attendance” form each time they go to the D.M.V.  Please see the counselor at your school for this form.  Remember it must be on school letterhead signed in blue ink for the D.M.V. to accept it.


Contact Us

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Barnes, Priscilla Community Programs Technician