Driver's Education

  • The Cold Spring Harbor Drivers Ed Program is only open to students who reside in the Cold Spring Harbor School District.

    The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles and the State Education Department mandate that students complete 24 hours in the classroom and 24 hours behind the wheel in order for a Certificate of Completion (MV-285 formerly Blue Card) to be issued.  All absences must be made up within the same week.  Any student with 3 or more absences (not made up within the week of their absence) in driving and/or lecture will be dropped from the course.

    Students must be 16 years of age effective the first day of class and possess a valid New York State Learner’s Permit in order to enroll in the Driver’s Education Program.

    Here is a link to the New York State Learner’s Permit practice tests:  This is a free online service that will help students prepare for the New York State Learner’s Permit test that they will need in order to enroll in the Driver’s Education Program.

    Students are scheduled with first priority given to Seniors and secondly, by date of birth (oldest students are taken first).

    Driver Education Teacher:  Ed Klobus


    School Contact:  Anne Connell, Faculty Secretary, phone number: (631) 367-6807 or e-mail



    Applications are now available for registration for the Fall 2019 Driver Education Program.  The application, a $450 course fee (payable to Cold Spring Harbor School District) and a copy of your sons/daughters permit are due in the Driver’s Ed Office by Wednesday, September 11.  To be eligible for Driver’s Education, a student must be 16 years old by September 1, 2019 and must hold a NYS Learner’s permit.  Seniors are given preference, then others will be selected according to birth date.  Names of accepted students will be posted outside of the Driver Edudcation office on Friday, September 13.  Classes will begin on Monday, September 16. The Driver Education office in in the main hallway of the building, just to the left of the high school library.