Serving Staten Island for over 15 years
YSI High School is a New York State Education Department accredited high school in Staten Island for over 45 years. We have taught thousands of Staten Island high school students driver's ed for over 15 years. Classes are held at our annex The JCC on Arthur Kill Road and Manor Road. Our goal is to make sure you receive the best driver education and to ensure your introduction to the driving experience is pleasurable and safe.Teen Program
We offer a fall, spring and summer program. During the school year classes are on Sunday at the JCC on Arthur Kill Rd. and Sunday or Monday at Manor Rd. Classes are once a week for 16 weeks. Summer classes are during the week. Classes are twice a week for 6 weeks. Each fall and spring session is three hours, and consists of a lecture and a driving session. Summer sessions are slightly longer. The length of the sessions is mandated by NYS Department of Education.
The fee for the program is $475. A $250 deposit is required with the application and the remaining balance is due when the program begins. The How to Drive textbook is required for the course. You may purchase it on your own, or you may purchase it from us for $30. We accept cash, money orders and personal checks. Upon successful completion of the program you will receive your MV 285 certificate. The program also includes the pre-licensing 5 hour certificate to schedule your road test for those who are eligible. We will also schedule your road test for you for no additional fee.