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Record Number: 13452
Displayed from: Jan 20, 2016 , until: Jun 30, 2016

Fort Wayne Community School will offer several summer sessions of Driver Education classes beginning after Memorial Day and running through July at the FWCS Career Academy at Anthis Automotive Center, 1219 S. Lafayette St.

Class times are offered at several different times during the weekday.

The courses are open to any student, whether they attend FWCS or not, who is at least 15 years old before the session begins. The student also must be currently enrolled and in good standing with a high school. The State of Indiana requires 30 hours of classroom instruction to successfully complete the program.

Students can enroll in classroom only instruction, which is $78, driving instruction, which is $320, or both for $398. Enrollment in both parts is required to get a driving permit at the age of 15. A deposit of $199 is required for registration with the other payment due before completion of program.

FWCS is one of the longest running Driver Ed programs in the state of Indiana, beginning in 1956. Every instructor is a professional teacher/educator with many years of experience in the public school classroom, as well as special training in Driver Education. More than 400 years of experienced instruction is represented in the Driver Education teaching staff.

For more information, including specific class times, or an application, visit the FWCS website at Information is under the section for students. Questions can also be sent to or by calling 467-1085.

With nearly 30,000 students, Fort Wayne Community Schools is one of the largest school districts in Indiana. FWCS proudly allows families to choose any of its 50 schools through its successful school-choice program creating diversity in each school, including some with more than 75 languages spoken. FWCS offers seven magnet schools focusing on areas such as science and math, communication, fine arts or Montessori at the elementary and middle school level. In high school, students can choose from the prestigious International Baccalaureate program, Project Lead the Way or New Tech Academy as well as other rigorous academic and specialty training programs.