Driver Education Department

  • Students are required to take seven semesters of Physical Education and one semester of Health. Students who take Driver Education at Lake Park during the school year are waived from one semester of Physical Education. If a student elects to take Driver Education during the summer school session or outside Lake Park, the student will be assigned to two semesters of Physical Education during the school year. Likewise, if a student chooses not to take Driver Education at all, then the student will be enrolled in Physical Education in place of Driver Education. Students may not substitute another course in place of Driver Education in their schedule.
    Jeff Henrikson, Driver Education Coordinator

    Parents/Guardians and students enrolled in Second Semester Driver Education are required to attend Lake Park High School’s Virtual Driver Education Program Night that will be hosted virtually on Wednesday, December 9 at 5:30 p.m.

    If Driver Education has been completed - or will be completed - outside of Lake Park, please notify the Counseling Office immediately at to adjust your student’s schedule accordingly.

    The parent meeting will occur remotely using Zoom. Targeted communication with the Zoom link will be sent to families after Thanksgiving break or your student can access their Google Classroom and attend with this link: rmzy7rp

    • Students will be taking their permit test during the remote parent meeting. The link and school code will be shared via Google Classroom after the meeting begins.
    • After passing the test, students will pick up their permit application - Location/Time TBA

    Lake Park is proud to continue offering Driver Education during this pandemic. The health and safety of our students and staff remains our top priority as we continue to follow the guidelines from the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education. For more information, contact Jeff Henrikson at