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Driver Education

Drivers Ed

The privilege of driving is a milestone event in the lives of most Americans. Remember that this privilege comes with lots of responsibility. We hope this webpage provides you with answers to commonly asked questions as you embark on this important journey. The FAQ section addresses most topics of concern to emerging drivers. If you have questions that are not answered here, please contact the school:


  • Visit the Cabarrus County Schools' Driver Education Registration Website.

  • Yes. There is a $65 fee for the class. This fee must be paid prior to scheduling the in-car phase of instruction. 

    Payment must be made to Cabarrus County Schools. Parents with student accounts can make this payment on the school system website by clicking on this K12PaymentCenter link. You can then click on Category  and continue scrolling down to the Driver Education category to make the $65.00 payment fee. Please list student name and school. Parents of students outside the Cabarrus County Schools can also pay using the K12PaymentCenter link but must sign in as a guest. This K12PaymentCenter Guide can help if you are having trouble paying the fee.

    Please include your child's name AND the school they attend in the memo.  DO NOT PAY COX MILL.

  • If you would like to register for Driver's Education, please click on this link: Driver Education Registration Website.

  • ***Updated since COVID-19

    1. Make an appointment with DMV.
    2. Two weeks prior to your appointment, have your child bring the Driver Completion form to Mrs. Brath-Arenas in the front office. Mrs. Brath-Arenas will have the eligibility form ready for pickup within 48 hours. The eligibility form expires after 30 days.  If it expires, the replacement cost is $5.00 and can be paid through the K12 payment center
    3. During the summer, the school is closed on Fridays. Please plan ahead so you have the eligibility form in advance.
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  • As per North Carolina Law, students under 18 years of age must pass three out of four classes (or 75% of their classes) each semester in order to maintain your Driver's License. Students who have questions about this may see Mr. Chris Campbell, Assistant Principal, at Cox Mill High School.


If you would like to register for Driver's Education, please click here: Driver's Education Registration Form