Traffic Safety

Driver’s Ed Class Information

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    Winter class information will be posted soon!

    Knowledge Test dates & times are posted under upcoming events!

      

     The Traffic Safety Office has moved to the ESC!

     Educational Service Center (ESC - District Office)

    33330 8th Ave South

    Federal Way, WA  98003

    253-945-5731      

    Office Hours - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

     

    Payments can be made by calling the Traffic Safety Office at 253-945-5731 only during office hours noted above.   Our office is open until 1:00 PM on Knowledge testing days.  Knowledge test dates are posted under upcoming events. 

     

    FALL - CLASS REGISTRATION -  IS CLOSED

      

    Students ages 15 and older can learn to drive  by signing up for the Federal Way Public Schools Driver's Ed/Traffic Safety Classes. The class fee is $550.00 and can be paid in full at the time of registration. You can also sign up for the payment plan.  Fall classes will meet (2) days of week: Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday. 

    Classes are after school (2:15 pm - 4:15 pm) and there will be a night class that is offered at TJHS (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm).  See Fall class schedule below.  Behind the wheel drives are completed outside of the classroom hours.  The last day to register for a class is the Thursday prior to classes starting or when classes are filled, except for Winter session, the last day to enroll for a Winter class will be Tuesday, November 26th due to the Thanksgiving weekend

     

    FALL - TRAFFIC SAFETY CLASS DATES

      

    Monday/Wednesday - Class Begins September 16th - November 14th

    Tuesday/Thursday - Class Begins September 17th - November 18th

     

    TJ High School - EVENING CLASS - MONDAY & WEDNESDAY - 6:00PM - 8:00PM

    (Mr. Gagliardi - Class Room #B2)

     

    TJ High School - Tuesday & Thursday 2:15pm - 4:15pm

    (Ms. Beck - Class Room #B2)

     

    Decatur High School - Monday & Wednesday - 2:15pm - 4:15 pm

    (Mr. Hoornbeek - Class Room #506)

     

    Decatur High School - Tuesday & Thursday - 2:15pm - 4:15pm

    (Mr. Hoornbeek - Class Room $#506)

     

    Federal Way High School  -  Tuesday & Thursday  - 2:15pm - 4:15pm

    (Mr. Cole - Class Room #2417)

     

    Todd Beamer High School - NO CLASS WILL BE OFFERED FOR FALL 

     

     

     HOW TO REGISTER FOR A TRAFFIC SAFETY CLASS

     

    • Click the link below and complete the class registration form and email to klowe@fwps.org - Traffic Safety Office.
    • Call the Traffic Safety Office during business hours noted above to make a payment 253-945-5731.  New class enrollment payments must be made through the Traffic Safety office onlyl, you cannot make the enrollment payment at your high school.  
    • Those enrolled in the payment plan will need to review, sign and return the payment plan document attached below.   
    • Class registration is confirmed once payment is received.  You will receive via email a class confirmation and permit instructions along with your receipt of payment. 
    • Please call the Traffic Safety Office with any registration questions at 253-945-5731. 

     

    CLICK LINK BELOW TO ACCESS REGISTRATION FORM

    (Winter registraiton will begin soon!

    Payment Plan

     

     

     

Contact Us

  • Keith Wright, Coordinator

    253-951-5547

    kwright@fwps.org

     

    Traffic Safety Office is located at:

    Educational Service Center (ESC)

    33330 8th Avenue South

    Federal Way, Wa 98003

    253-945-5731 

     

    Email Class Registration forms to:   

    Kelly Lowe, Office Manager

    klowe@fwps.org

     

     

     

Traffic Safety - Upcoming Events

  • Knowledge Test Dates - Please arrive early due to limited seating.

     

    Remember to bring your permit (must have picture on permit or bring school ID as well) and a pencil.  You do not need to sign up to take the Knowledge Test, remember to arrive early due to limited seating.  Space is limited, seats are first come first serve. Please note the times below are when the testing will begin, there is no entry once testing has begun. 

    All phases of the Traffic Safety Program must be completed (Student must pass all phases) prior to any testing taking place.   The phases include the class portion and behind the wheel (drives).  Student will not be able to take the Knowledge test if there is a balance on their account. Your Driver's Ed tuition pays for three (3) attempts of taking the Knowledge test, re-take exam fee for the third attempt is $20.00, must be paid prior to taking the test. This fee can be paid at your high school finance office or at the Traffic Safety office.   All payments must be paid prior to arriving to take the Knowledge Test, payments will not be accepted at the testing locations.   If you pay at the school please bring your receipt. Please contact the office at 253-945-5731 with any questions regarding this.   Thank you!

     

    Knowledge Test Dates – 2019/2020

     

    October

      Tuesday, October 8th @ TJ – Little Theater – 3:00 PM

    Wednesday, October 16th @ Federal Way – Room #2417 – 2:30 PM

    Tuesday, October 22nd @ Decatur – Room #503 – 2:30 PM

    Tuesday, October 29th @ TJ – Little Theater – 3:00 PM

     

    November

    Tuesday, November 12th @ TJ – Little Theater - 3:00 PM

     

    December

    Wednesday, December 4nd @ FW – Room #2417 - 2:30 PM

    Tuesday, December 10th @ TJ – Little Theater – 3:00 PM

    Tuesday, December 17th @ Decatur – Room #503 – 2:30 PM