Stanwood, WA | Defensive Driving School


Stanwood Defensive Driving School

7204 267th ST NW, Suite 104
Stanwood, WA 98292

Speed up the registration process: pre-apply, the first step to getting your first driver license, instruction permit, or ID card.

Teen course details (click here):

  • Provided in our classes: 34 hours of classroom which include 30 hours state required curriculum and 4 hours of driver awareness training (DAT), 5 hours of driving, and 1 hour student observation. Additional hours of observation (of another student’s drive) are free and encouraged.
  • A parent information session will be held.
  • We strongly encourage a parent or guardian ride along on at least one driving lesson.
  • Minimum course length is 30 days and all classroom and driving requirements must be completed within 4 months (or extended with a fee). Students are allowed to miss and make up a maximum of 3 classes. Please keep extra-curricular activities and travel plans in mind before registering for a teen course to ensure proper attention can be given toward this course.
  • A driving permit is required before the first lesson. Students can get their permit up to 10 days before the start date of class.
  • Driving lessons are held outside of classroom meeting times and will extend beyond the end of the classroom portion of the course. Students and parents are encouraged to schedule lessons using our scheduling system, Schedule Agent.
  • Upon completion of the course, an electronic certificate will be reported to the Department of Licensing. This process takes up to 2 weeks.
  • Most of our communication is through email and cell phone notifications. When registering, please provide a regularly checked email address and cell phone numbers for both student and parent.

Special accommodations needed? (click here):

If your student has an IEP/504 plan, anxiety or a learning disability, please consider whether an Individualized Driving Plan would be right for your student. See more info here: IDP video. Purchase an IDP consult here:


Live web-based classes via Zoom and In-person classes. Below is the overview of the class schedule. Scroll down further and click on “View More Info” to enroll.

If you have an IEP/504 plan click here before purchasing the course.

2/28/24 – 4/4/24, ONLINE, TWTh 4-6pm.
3/13/24 – 4/18/24, ONLINE, TWTh 6:30-8:30pm.
3/27/24 – 5/2/24, ONLINE, TWTh 4-6pm.
4/10/24 – 5/16/24, ONLINE, TWTh 6:30-8:30pm.
4/23/24 – 5/23/24, IN-PERSON, TWTh 3-5:15pm.
4/24/24 – 5/30/24, ONLINE, TWTh 4-6pm.
5/8/24 – 6/13/24, ONLINE, TWTh 6:30-8:30pm
5/22/24 – 6/27/24, ONLINE, TWTh 4-6pm.
6/4/24 – 7/11/24, ONLINE, TWTh 6:30-8:30pm. *No class 7/4.
6/19/24 – 7/18/24, ONLINE, MTWTh 10am-12pm. *No class 7/4.
6/26/24 – 7/25/24, ONLINE, MTWTh 12:30-2:30pm. *No class 7/4.
7/2/24 – 8/8/24, ONLINE, TWTh 4-6pm. *No class 7/4.
7/9/24 – 8/6/24, ONLINE, MTWTh 10am-12pm.
7/23/24 – 8/20/24, ONLINE, MTWTh 12:30-2:30pm.
8/1/24 – 8/29/24, ONLINE, MTWTh 10am-12pm.
8/14/24 – 9/19/24, ONLINE, TWTh 4-6pm.
9/4/24 – 10/10/24, ONLINE, TWTh 6:30-8:30pm.