After I read the reviews online for all of the different driving schools in Olympia WA, the choice was obvious: Olympic Driving School!”

An amazing school with incredible instructors!”

Never thought I would say it but I do miss going to class and being in that environment.”

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Drivers Education

Teen Basic Drivers Education $425.00

  • 30 hours required classroom instruction
  • 6 hours behind the wheel drive instruction
  • 1 hour drive observation
  • DOL Knowledge Exam
  • Discounted DOL Skills Exam pricing
  • Flexible payment plan options available
  • Not exclusive to teenagers. Adults 18+ welcome to join! You may want to consider purchasing additional private lessons as shown below if you have no alternative way to practice.
Teen + Friend Basic Drivers Education $400.00
Get $25 off the Teen Basic Drivers Education package when you sign up with a friend (note: friend’s name required at time of registration).
(1) One-hour Private Lesson $90.00
Are you 18 or older and learning to drive for the first time? No problem! Schedule 1-hour behind-the-wheel private lessons and we’ll teach you everything you need to know to become a safe, confident driver for life. Please note, the amount of private lessons needed will vary from person to person.

Call today to schedule your first private lesson!

*Private lessons still require at least a drivers permit.

(3) One-hour Private Lessons $250.00
(10) One-hour Private Lessons $600.00
This option is for those individuals with no way of practicing on their own, exchange students who are not allowed to drive with their host families, or those who simply need more time behind the wheel. At a 37% discount, this package is an affordable option to becoming a safe, competent driver.

This package can also be purchased is addition to our full drivers education course, for a total of 16 behind-the-wheel lessons.

Driver License Exams

Knowledge Exam $15.00

Walk-in Testing*
Monday 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Friday 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm – 2:00pm

*The last tests will be handed out 30 min prior to the end time. All test must be completed by the end time.

Knowledge exams can also be administered on Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment. To schedule an appointment please call (360) 358-5311.


  • 1 attempt at the DOL Knowledge (written) Exam.
  • Test available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, and Russian.
  • Oral exams available by appointment only. Additional $10 fee.
  • We highly recommend you study the Washington Driver Guide. While some of the online practice tests are helpful, we feel like they give most applicants a false sense of the exam’s difficulty.
  • Photo ID required to test. Examples include state issued ID, passport, military ID, school ID, or yearbook photo.
  • Please be sure to pre-register with the DOL prior to testing. (If you have a Washington State ID or Permit, you are already pre-registered.)
Skills Exam (Using Private Vehicle) $40.00
Available by appointment only during the week, Monday – Saturday. Same-day appointments often available. It doesn’t hurt to call!


  • Skills (behind the wheel driving) Exam using your own vehicle. Must be able to show current vehicle registration and proof of insurance.
  • $25 retake fee.
  • Test available in English, Spanish, and Chinese. $25 translation fee.
  • Be prepared by learning what’s on the test.
  • Photo ID required to test. Examples include state issued ID, passport, military ID, school ID, or yearbook photo.
Skills Exam w/ Use of Olympic Vehicle $70.00

  • Skills (behind the wheel driving) Exam
  • Use of Olympic Driving School Vehicle
  • $40 retake fee.
30 Minute Practice + Skills Exam + Car $100.00

  • 30 minute practice of exam requirements
  • Skills (behind the wheel driving) Exam
  • Use of Olympic Driving School Vehicle
Spanish/Chinese Translation $25.00