• 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. 
    • Payment can be made in the classroom with check, cash, or money order or you may pay online at www.k12paymentcenter.com 
    • 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 7, 2021 

    September 13th-17th, 20th-23rd, 27th-28th 

    Wednesday, September 29th

    Tuesday, September 28, 2021 

    October 4th-8th, 11th-15th, 19th 

    Wednesday, October 20th

    Tuesday, October 26, 2021 

    November 1st-5th, 8th-10th, 12th, 15th-16th 

    Wednesday, November 17th

    Tuesday, January 4, 2022 

    January 10th-14th, 18th-21st, 24th-25th 

    Thursday, January 26th

    Tuesday, February 1, 2022 

    February 7th-11th, 14th-18th, 22nd 

    Wednesday, February 23rd

    Tuesday, March 1, 2022 

    March 14th-18th, 21st-25th, 28th

    Wednesday, March 29th

    Tuesday, March 29, 2022 

    April 4th-8th, 19th-22nd, 25th-26th 

    Wednesday, April 27th

    Tuesday, April 26, 2022 

    May 2nd-6th, 9th-13th, 16th 

    Tuesday, May 17th

    Tuesday, June, 7, 2022 

    June 13th-16th, 20th-22nd 

    Thursday, June 23rd

    Tuesday, June 28, 2022 

    July 11th-14th, 18th-20th 

    Thursday, July 21st