2021 Schedule of Classes for Driver's Ed
  • Below you will find the basic information and requirements for registration. 

    • Payment will only be accepted online.
    • Registration closes when classes are full.
    • Students must be 14 ½ years old on or before the first day of class to participate.
    • Students that are dismissed from driver education class due to behavior, attendance problems, or failure to complete work in a timely manner will not be allowed to take driver education a second time through Bladen County Schools. 

    In order to be guaranteed a seat in the class students are required to pay a $50 registration fee and complete the online registration form. 

    • The online payment button is found below the online registration form at the bottom of this page. 
    • You do not need a Paypal account to make your payment. 
    • In order to pay as a guest, choose the grey box that says, "Pay with Debit or Credit Card" to complete your payment as a guest. 

    From the list of scheduled classes, (upon registration) students must select a choice. Each class must have a minimum of 25 students.  If the minimum participation is not met, the class may be postponed until it is filled.

    For additional questions or concerns, call the BCS Driver Education Office at (910) 862-4136, ext. 10031 or the BCS contracted vendor for driver education:


    Where enrolled in school
    (School type)

    Where to enroll
    Driver Education

    Where to receive
    Driver Eligibility Certificate


    In the district where they attend/enrolled in school 
    (not where they reside)

    School they are enrolled
    (not where they take driver education)


    The public school district where the charter school is located.
    (Exceptions –If enrolled in the NC Virtual Charter or the NC Cyber Academy student may take driver education in the public school district where they reside.)

    From their charter school


    The public school district where their private school is located.

    From their private school

    Home school
    Online schools (are considered homeschooled)

    The public school district where they reside
    (must present verification form from NC DNPE)

    From the NC DNPE
    (Executed by the school administrator of home school - parent in most cases)


    Boarding school

    Not eligible for state's driver education program


    Community college

    Not eligible for state’s driver education program

    Community college of enrollment


    Obtaining your Driver’s Eligibility Certificate 

    In order to obtain your Driver’s Eligibility Certificate, you must complete the following steps:

    1. Successfully complete the classroom portion of Driver Education
    2. Successfully complete the Behind the Wheel Portion of Driver Education
    3. Upon issue, the Driver Eligibility Certificate is valid for 30 days.