Driver’s Ed: Summer 2023

Bishop Chatard will be offering Driver Education this summer. The 2023 Summer Driver’s Education Course at Bishop Chatard is a state-certified course open to all BCHS students who are at least 15 years of age by May 27, 2023. The cost is $450, which includes both the classroom session and the in-car driving sessions.

This course is open only to current or incoming BCHS students.

Classroom Sessions: Students must complete either Session 1 or Session 2 of the in-person instruction portion of the course. Session 1 is from Saturday, May 27 (8-10 a.m. on that day only) through Friday, June 9, 2023. (Class will not meet on Memorial Day). Session 2 is from Monday, June 12 to Thursday, June 22. Session 2 will also have a required class meeting on Saturday, May 27 from 10 – noon. Normal classroom sessions will run from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Required Pre-Class Meeting: May 27
All students taking Driver Ed are required to attend an important class meeting on Saturday May, 27, 2023. Session 1 will meet from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and Session 2 will meet from 10:00 a.m. to noon. This meeting will count as Day 1 of the required 10-day classroom sessions.

In-Car Sessions: These sessions will be scheduled by the student and instructor on the first day of class (May 27). In-car sessions are one week long (Mon-Sat) and are available through the months of June and July.

Paperwork: Each student will receive the required forms that allow them to get their driver’s education permit from the license branch three weeks prior to the beginning of their classroom session.

April 3 update: All sessions are filled, but occasionally spots open up. Contact John Davis at for information.