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Hiawatha Driver Education-2018

Drivers Education is just around the corner. If you have not already paid the $180.00 fee for driver’s education, it is due on or before Thursday, April 5th, 2018. The Hiawatha High School office is open from 7:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, if you would like to bring in the fees, or you can mail payment to the Hiawatha High School, 600 Red Hawk Drive, Hiawatha, KS 66434. The course consists of two parts, on-line classroom and behind-the wheel driving.

Driver Education Final Test/Student & Parent Meeting, Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 starting at 3:45 PM running through 5:00 PM.  (The mandatory parent meeting will begin at 5pm)

SESSION #1 driving will begin at 7:00 AM on Monday, May 28th, 2018 with SESSION #2 beginning on Monday, June 4th at 7:00 am.

Students and a parent/guardian will complete the required driving forms, develop a driving schedule with the instructor, and have the opportunity to have questions answered.

The Classroom Portion of driver education is an online course sponsored by Buhler High School. The course will begin on April 16th and must be completed on or before May 21st. Students must have a valid instructional permit to enroll in this online course. The instructional driving permit can be obtained at either the Kansas State Driver License Station in Atchison or Seneca. The addresses for each location, hours of operation, and required personal information needed to obtain the permit is listed below:

Kansas State Driver License Station Address

402 Main St                                        423 North 5th

Seneca, KS 66538                               Atchison, KS 66002

(785) 336-6454                                   (785) 296-6834

Hours 7:00am – 5:30pm                     8:00am – 12:00pm and 1:00pm – 4:15pm

Tuesday – Friday                                Wednesday - Friday


* State Certified Birth Certificate

* Social Security Card

* Parent needs to have with them their driver’s license and another form of proof of address for child.

The behind-the-wheel driving will consist of a minimum of four hours and start on May 28th, 2018. Mr. Melvin Baker will schedule your driving times once enrollment is complete. When you achieve the required maneuvers for a lesson, you will move on to the next lesson until all driving competencies are met. The duration of a driving lesson will be determined by Mr. Baker. A typical lesson is 30-60 minutes. If you have an appointment during the time of a scheduled drive, please notify Mr. Baker several days in advance.

Click Below for Drivers Education Form

Drivers Education Form