School Bus

Enrollment Requirements:

  • Basic NJ Driver's license for at least 3 years
  • At least 21 years of age

Written Test Requirements:

  • General Knowledge ($50)
  • Air Brakes ($50)
  • Passenger ($50)
Note: Ideal Driving School's written test preparation includes unlimited access to study guides and videos.

Additional Endorsements:

  • School Bus ($50)

Road Test Requirements:

  • Written Tests: General Knowledge, Passenger, and School Bus
  • Pre-Trip Inspection: Outside inspection of vehicle, cabin inspection, and air brake inspection
  • Basic Controls: Straight line backup, stop at line, alley docking, measured right turn, and pick up/drop off children simulation
  • Open Road: Speed control, gear shifting, right and left turns, braking distance, merging, yielding, knowledge of basic traffic laws
  • Other: DOT physical (long form), fingerprint receipt

Driving School Training Packages:

  • Package 1: 6 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($750)
  • Package 2: 8 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($850)
  • Package 3: 10 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($950)
  • Package 4: 12 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($1050)
  • Package 5: 15 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($1350)**
  • Package 6: 22 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($1600)
  • Package 7: 25 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($1900)
  • Package 8: 30 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($2200)
  • Package 9: 40 hours road training + training videos + 1 road test ($2500)
  • Package 10: Unlimited (call for pricing)
**Package 5 or higher includes 3 free written test preparations if paid in full at time of registration.
Note: Courses must be completed at Ideal Driving School within 6 months.


Additional Services:

  • 1 hour road training ($75)
  • Inspection manual and training videos ($75)
  • Road test service - first time ($350)
  • Road test service - additional ($300)
  • Road test service - out of area (call for pricing)
Note: Ideal Driving School can combine additional services.