Drivers Ed


Monday-Friday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
483-7383 ext. 222 school hours
* Accredited and registered by the New York State Board of Regents
* Driver Education Program is open to all public, private and parochial high school students


To enroll a pupil must be 16 years old before Sept. 15th for the Fall term and Feb. 1st for the Spring term. These are not starting dates for the new semester.

Faculty & Equipment

Our instructors are accredited N.Y. State teachers licensed to teach High School Driver Education. All automobiles used by Sacred Heart Academy are late-model, dual-controlled, air conditioned and fully insured.


Safe, efficient operation of a motor vehicle, and the development of proper skills, habits and attitudes for defensive driving.

Successful completion of our course qualifies a student for a senior drivers license at age 17, after passing the N. Y. State road test.

Some insurance companies offer a 10-15% discount on premiums when a pupil has obtained the MV 285 from Sacred Heart Academy.

Most public high schools allow students the academic credit for our course.

Class Schedules 

Classes are arranged after school hours Monday to Friday or Saturdays. Choice of days and time may be obtained by early registration. Pupils who wish to be scheduled with friends should return applications and deposits in the same envelope. We try to program pupils as close to the requested day and time as space allows. Verification will be mailed to each pupil with schedule & starting date.

Directions to Sacred Heart Academy

We are located on Cathedral Avenue at Fulton Avenue (Hempstead Tpke), Hempstead, NY. Our school is on the border of Garden City.


Almost all Nassau County buses terminate at the Hempstead Terminal, a few blocks from our school. For your town bus schedule call: 766-6722.


Tuition is $650.00. A non refundable deposit of $100.00 must accompany your applications. The full balance must be paid at the first class. (No refunds ounce a student has been scheduled and drops out) Checks payable to:  Sacred Heart Academy