The LaSalle-Peru Township High School Driver Education department offers students a comprehensive, self-integrated, three-phase program that covers one semester period of time. The three phases consist of classroom, simulation, and behind-the-wheel instruction; all three phases exceed requirements established by the State of Illinois. Driver Education (1 semester) Prerequisites: Before a student can enroll in driver education at LaSalle-Peru Township High School, he/she must have sophomore standing, be at least 15 years of age by the first day of class, and must also have received passing grades in at least eight (8) courses during the previous two semesters. Open to: 10
Graduation Requirement: Successful completion of the classroom phase of driver education is a graduation requirement at LPHS.
Fees: A $125.00 technology fee for driver education is assessed to all students enrolled in driver education. This fee is generally collected when the students enroll for classes at the beginning of the fall semester. A $20.00 instruction permit fee is charged by the Illinois Secretary of State. This fee will be due with the permit application that will be completed the first week of class.