Click HERE to view the Driver's Ed Information ppt.  The presentation provides details on what to expect from the Driver's Ed course, when your child will drive and next steps once the course is completed.


    Online payment is now available HERE

    If you have any questions, please email Troy Lee at troylee@johnston.k12.nc.us.  


    Driver's Ed Parent Meetings

    Click Link above for a detailed document

  • CHS Driver’s Education 


    Clayton High School is committed to preparing students for all aspects of driving, including making good decisions, dealing with peer pressure, and understanding the laws that govern driving. 

    Drivers Education consists of 33 hours of classroom work, a minimum of 6 behind the wheel hours of instruction, and a  four hour defensive driving class (Alive at 25). "Alive at 25" is a statewide course developed for teenage drivers in North Carolina. 

    Student Eligibility Requirements for Drivers Education 

    Must be 14 1/2 years or older. 

    Must be high school students Only.  (8th graders during the summer before 9th grade are eligible.) Must attend a Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting with (At least one parent or legal guardian). Must sign all paperwork. Students doing the driving portion must be picked up from school and dropped off back at school. 

    Class Schedule and Requirements: 

    A Parent and student must attend the MANDATORY meeting together for the student to be eligible to enroll in the Driver's Education class in the cafeteria.

    Parents DO NOT bring the required fee on the night of the Parent Meeting. A $90.00 fee is required for Drivers Education; $65.00 will go toward the Drivers Ed class, and $25.00 will go toward the Alive@25 class. If you receive free or reduced lunch, the fee is $57.50. You do not need to preregister for the Parent Meeting

    Payment can be made in the classroom with check, cash, or money order or you may pay online at  https://bit.ly/3PWssAP

    All students are required to take Alive@25 in order to pass and to do the Behind-the-Wheel training. Alive @25 will usually take place on the day immediately following the final day of class.

    Parent Meeting attendance is Mandatory for a parent and the driver in order to be enrolled in the class.  The meeting is 6:30-8:00 pm in the cafeteria.

    Mandatory Parent Meeting Dates 

    6:30 pm-8:00 pm

    Class Dates 

    2:30 pm-5:30 pm 

    (June & July 7:30am-12:00pm)

    Eye Check and 

    Alive @ 25 

    2:30 pm- 6:30 pm

    Tuesday, September 6, 2022 

    September 12th-16th, 19th-22nd, 26th-27th 

    Wednesday, September 28th

    Tuesday,October 4, 2022 

    October 10th-14th, 17th-21st, 24th 

    Tuesday, October 25th

    Tuesday, November 15, 2022 

    Nov 28th-30th,Dec 1st-2nd, 6th-10th, 12th

    Tuesday, December 13th

    Tuesday, January 3, 2023

    January 9th-13th, 17th-20th, 23rd-24th 

    Wednesday, January 25th

    Tuesday, January 31, 2023 

    February 6th-10th, 13th-17th, 21st

    Wednesday, February 22nd

    Tuesday, March 7, 2023 

    March 13th-16th, 20th-24th, 27th-28th

    Wednesday, March 29th

    Tuesday, March 28, 2023 

    April 11th-14th, 17th-21st, 24th-25th 

    Wednesday, April 26th

    Tuesday, April 25, 2023 

    May 1st-4th, 8th-12th, 15th-16th

    Wednesday, May  17th

    Tuesday, June 13, 2023 

    June 19th-22nd, 26th-28th

    Thursday, June 29th

    Tuesday, June 27, 2022 

    July 10th-13th, 17th-19th

    Thursday, July 20th