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Traffic Education Center

Last Updated: 4/10/2021 8:59 PM








Most recent update 4/5/2021


All classes for the 2020-21 School year are full.  This includes the June/July summer sessions.  Click on the image below to be put on the 2021-22 Class Notification List 

Click on Image to be placed on a NOTIFICATION LIST for when the 2021-22 Registration becomes LIVE.  Sessions will be scheduled and registration will open in the SPRING.  Registration will be available online and in-person at that time. 

NOTE (change):  We anticipate a Late April start for Registration.  If you have put your name on the Notification List we will send you an email with more information when it becomes available.

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March Office Hours:

By Appointment Only for the Month of April


Office Location: 514 East Washington Street Kalispell 

Google Map Link:  514 E. Washington St. Kalispell, MT 59901.

Need More Information: 

Email us at trafficed@sd5.k12.mt.us


Registration - All classes are presently full: 

Beginning in the school year 2021-22, registration can be done in person or online.

Your son/daughter does not have to be present to register. 

We register only students that live within SD#5 boundaries.

To register you will need the following:
1. Birth certificate or passport
2. Social security card
3. $270.00 (Check or cash)


Students must be at least 14 1/2 years old when their class starts.

Suggestions when choosing a session for your student:
1. If your student participates in school activities choose a session that does not conflict with the activity.
2. Register Early! Classes fill fast.

NOTE:  Contact the Traffic Education Center if for some reason your student must cancel.

Parent Meetings
Students and parents are required to attend a meeting before their class begins. The parent/student meeting counts as a contact day (25 needed). We normally hold the meetings the Wednesday or Thursday before their class begins. You will receive the date, time and location when you register.  Parent/student Meetings for Flathead sessions will be at FHS - Room 163. Glacier meetings will be held in the Conference Room or Performance Hall at GHS. 

Class Information
Classes consist of at least 60 hours of structured learning experiences over no less than 25 student contact days for each student. Of the 60 hours, students will experience a minimum of 42 hours of class instruction, up to 12 hours of in-car observation, and 6 hours of driving.  Students need to complete all assignments and finish the classroom portion with a 80 percent average to meet state standards.

Classroom location
Flathead/Glacier TBA at Parent Meeting

Your First License
After six months from the beginning of your class you may go to the local DMV testing service at Ashley Square. You will need to bring the following to the driver licensing office:
1. Original birth certificate
2. Logbook (50 hours of supervised driving)
3. Learner license
4. Social Security Card
5. Money to pay for license
6. Proof or residence
7. Corrective lenses
Note:  In case you are asked to take the DOJ driving test make sure you have a vehicle in good working order, current registration and proof of insurance.

Driver License Services Office Information (DMV)
See above link in top right corner to make an appointment


Traffic Ed Phone Number:  406-751-3983