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Best Driving
Schools in
Houston
2019

Why These Driving Schools?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored driving schools on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best driving schools in Houston, TX.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Champions Driving School

Champions Driving School is a driving school with locations in Houston and Pinehurst. The company offers classes for teens, adults, and corporate clients, as well as online courses and defensive driving training. The company has a Spring Blitz Program for students involved in activities such as football, volleyball, and club sports that allows them to finish six hours of training in the fall, earn their permit, and complete the remaining state requirements in a nine-month period.

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Cy Fair Driving School

Cy Fair Driving School is a driving school in Houston. The company offers Texas Education Agency-approved courses for both teens and adults. The company works with parents to allow teens to complete the permit course at their own pace, taking the behind-the-wheel training course from one of the company’s state-certified instructors, or teens can enroll in the permit course and complete the behind-the-wheel training with their parents. College students ages 18 and older can take the six-hour adult permit class at a 20% discount. Authorized by DPS to conduct third-party road testing and offer defensive driving and instructor training courses. Also offer classes in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Bengali, Farsy, Hindi, Urdu, Burmese, Chinese.

Houston, TX 77065

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Elite Driving School

Elite Driving School is a driving school in Humble. The company offers a complete teen driving course that meets the Texas standard, as well as an in-car course for students transferring from parent-taught, online, or another driving school’s courses. Teens requiring a special vehicle modification or accommodation to drive can receive classroom-only instruction. The company has been approved to administer the Department of Public Safety road skills and driving test to teens and young adults ages 16-24. The company also offers CPR, first aid, and AED certification.

Humble, TX 77396

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Houston Driving School

Houston Driving School is a state-certified, bonded, and insured driving school with three offices in the Houston area. The company offers classes for adults, teens, and instructors, as well as corporate lessons and evaluations in both English and Spanish. The company also provides car rentals for the Department of Public Safety driving test. One client said of the company, “I recommend this school to every parent that has teenage children. The instructor was very patient and experienced.”

Houston, TX 77055

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Ila Driving School

Ila Driving School is a driving school in Houston that opened in 2003. The company offers a complete teen course, a six-hour adult learner permit class, and online defensive driver training. Classes are offered in English, Hindi, and Gujarati. The company also offers online classes for teen driving education. Students can pay for their classes online using PayPal.

Houston, TX 77036

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Island Driving School

Island Driving School is a driving school with locations in Texas City, Galveston, and La Porte that opened in 1985. The company offers road tests approved by the Department of Public Safety for teens ages 16-17 and young adults ages 18-24 who have completed a 32-hour drivers education course. The company also provides driver’s education instructor training for clients interested in both in-car and in-car and classroom instruction.

Texas City, TX 77590

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Manvel Driving School

Manvel Driving School is a driving school in Manvel. The company is certified by the state of Texas and the Texas Education Agency to provide behind-the-wheel, classroom, and electronic simulator driving instruction for teens and adults. The teen program provides for virtual, live, and classroom education, with no additional fees for evening or weekend instruction.

Manvel, TX 77578

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Monroy Driving School

Monroy Driving School is a driving school in Houston. The company offers both teen and adult classes. The adult class meets the state requirement for those ages 18-24, and after six hours of in-class instruction, students take the state written exam and receive their driver education certificate. Mention the ad on the website and pay only $70 cash for the class. The six-month complete teen course includes 32 hours of classroom instruction and seven hours each of driving and observation, and students receive a completion certificate to apply for their provisional license.

Houston, TX 77087

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QL Driving School

QL Driving School is a driving school in Houston. The company offers teen, adult, and defensive driving courses, and its adult and defensive driving classes are presented in both English and Spanish. The company administers the written exam and eye exam for teens applying for their permit after completing six hours of class time. Students get a $5 discount for every A on their most recent report card. The company also offers insurance, title, notary, and tax services.

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Road Ready Driving School

Road Ready Driving School is a state-certified, insured, and fully bonded driving school in Houston. The company offers teen driver education that emphasizes teen safety. The company also provides adult permit classes on Saturday as well as lessons tailored to a client’s driving level, teaching parallel parking, defensive driving techniques, and more. The company also provides driving evaluations and assessments for corporate clients and assist employees relocating to Houston to get their Texas driver’s license.

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Silverlake Driving School

Silverlake Driving School is a driving school in Pearland. The company offers a 46-hour complete teen driver education class which allows students to earn an instruction permit after the third day of class. The course includes 32 hours of classroom instruction and 14 hours in the car, and the company will pick up students from Pearland, Dobie, and Turner high schools in time for its 3pm class. The company also has six-hour young adult classes for 18- to 24-year-olds and six-hour adult driving classes. Clients can pay for classes by cash, check, or any major credit card through PayPal.

Pearland, TX 77581

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Stay Safe Driving School

Stay Safe Driving School is a driving school with offices in Houston and Tomball. The company also offers an online course in Lakeway. The company emphasizes in its teen driving classes a space management system that teaches students to create and maintain a cushion of safety around their car. The company also allows students to schedule their driving lessons online. One client said of the company, “My son was a wreck waiting to happen. The instructors worked with him and turned him into a safe driver.”

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Tony Driving School

Tony Driving School is a driving school in Houston. The company has specialized in working with students who have failed the driving test several times as well as immigrant students having difficulty learning the US rules of the road since opening nine years ago. The school offers both adult and teen classes. Students in the teen classes can attend traditional classroom sessions or complete their 32 hours of instruction online and take the 14 hours of in-car lessons at the school.

Houston, TX 77077

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West Houston Driving School

West Houston Driving School is a driving school in Richmond. The company offers driver education for students ages 14 and older, including 32 hours of classroom and 14 hours of in-car training. Students also can take their permit test, and the company now administers the Department of Public Safety skills road test. All instructors are certified high school teachers in Texas. Private lessons are also available for $45 per hour.

Richmond, TX 77407

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