Drivers Education Info & Registration Form

Drivers Education Classroom and Behind the Wheel
BHM Community Education offers driver education classroom instruction and behind-the-wheel instruction year round. 


Don't wait until the deadline... Classes fill quickly so early registration is encouraged.  Registration is continuously updated with specific dates/times. The current registration form can be downloaded below or it is available at the Buffalo High School office or at Community Education, 301 2nd Ave NE, Buffalo.


After-school classes for classroom instruction are held at Buffalo High School 4 times while school is in session:  Fall (Sept./Oct.), Winter A (Nov./Dec.), Winter B (Jan./Feb) and Spring (Mar./Apr).  Classes typically meet for five or six weeks.

Summer classes are held in the mornings during June (at Buffalo High School) and in July (at Buffalo High School, Hanover Elementary and Montrose Elementary).

Evening class is available at Buffalo High School in the summer only.

The $350 total fee includes the MN state law requirements for 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction.  Driver education is not funded by the state department, therefore, all costs must be incurred by the family upon registering. (No discounts or scholarships are available for the drivers education program.)

To schedule the driving exam, visit

Drivers Education - Summer 2017
Thursday Feb 23, 17

Drivers Education - Summer 2017 (PDF - 223.75 KB)


Summer 2017:  The $350 "Early Bird" registration fee for Drivers Education includes 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction. There are multiple class times to choose from in June and July in the communities of Buffalo, Hanover and Montrose.  The "Early Bird" fee is in effect until 4 pm on Friday, May 19, 2017.  After 4 pm on Friday, May 19, the class fee will be $375 if there is still class availability.  Classes fill quickly, so register early!

Register today!  Online at or download the printed form below.  Forms are also available at the Buffalo High School office or at the Community Education office. Questions, contact Community Ed 763.682.8770.


Tuesday May 10, 16

The Parents Supervised Driving Program - A Resource for Teen Licensing (PDF - 4.56 MB)

As the parent or guardian of a teenager just learning to drive, you play a critical role in helping your teen develop the habits and skills necessary to be a safe and responsible driver. This supervised driving guide can be used to help you make the most of the time you spend driving with your teen.

Thursday Oct 1, 15

Written Instruction Permit Exam (Blue Card) Information (PDF - 271.26 KB)

Four steps for the student AND parent/guardian to follow.  Download all the details here!

Thursday Oct 1, 15

Road Test Procedure-1 (PDF - 288.38 KB)

Taking your road test and applying for your provisional license.  Download form below for all the details.

Note: Student can schedule their road test up to 2 months in advance.  Schedule online or by calling 651-284-1234.  Student must be 16 years of age by their road test date.

Monday Sep 21, 15

Minnesota Drivers Education Manual - (Revised August 2015) (PDF - 3.52 MB)

The Minnesota Driver's Manual provides a summary of state laws, rules,
and techniques to follow in order to drive safely and legally in Minnesota.