HANC’s Department of Driver Education is an accredited division, at the high school level, of the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County. Our course in Driver Education is certified by the New York State Department of Education, and taught in accordance with the standards set by the Department of Education and the Motor Vehicle Bureau.

List of 9 items.

  • Location

    HANC’s Driver Education program is offered at both our Uniondale (across from Hofstra University) and Plainview Campuses.
  • Faculty

    All instructors are trained specialists in Driver Education. Each is also an accredited secondary school teacher, licensed by the State of NY to teach Driver Education.
  • Curriculum

    The curriculum has been designed to integrate the theoretical and practical aspects of driving. Weekly classes in theory are taught in conjunction with the in-car training program. All automobiles are late model dual controlled vehicles.

    Each student’s program is carefully arranged in order to avoid any conflict with other school obligations.

    The duration of the program is 16 weeks, with new classes scheduled to begin each September and February at both our Uniondale and Plainview Campuses. In addition, a Driver Education program is conducted at our Plainview Campus on weekdays during the summer months.
  • Students

    The Driver Education program is open to all students who will have reached their sixteenth birthday by the beginning of the course. In order to be considered for this course each student must be given permission to enroll by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Driver's License

    Senior driver’s license privileges will be granted, at age seventeen, to all students who have successfully completed this program and who have passed the Motor Vehicle Bureau road test.
  • Insurance Rates

    Automobile insurance rates are currently 10% to 15% lower for graduates of this course.
  • Tuition

    The cost of this comprehensive program is $675.00, payable in full at the time the application is submitted for enrollment.
  • Regulations of the Course

    ATTENDANCE: Attendance is compulsory in both the classroom, and the in-car phases of this course.

  • Class Schedules

    For the Fall and Spring sessions, classes are arranged all day Sunday. Times are chosen at orientation, based upon when the application is received. Earliest applications have preference.

Contact Us

To Request an Application
For Further Information,
please contact our
Driver Education Department
at: (516) 489-7479

Hebrew Academy of Nassau County

Samuel and Elizabeth Bass Golding
Early Childhood Center
240 Hempstead Avenue
W Hempstead NY 11552
TEL: 516-565-5640
FAX: 516-565-2349
Plainview Elementary School
Joshua Waitman Early Childhood Center
25 Country Drive
Plainview NY 11803
TEL: 516-681-5922
FAX: 516-681-8351
Samuel and Elizabeth Bass Golding
Elementary School
609 Hempstead Avenue
W Hempstead NY 11552
TEL: 516-485-7786
FAX: 516-485-0422
HANC Middle School
Moses Hornstein Educational Center
215 Oak Street
Uniondale NY 11553
TEL: 516-538-8161
FAX: 516-538-6997
Brookdale High School
215 Oak Street
Uniondale NY 11553
TEL: 516-538-8161
FAX: 516-489-1142