Pioneer Valley Driving School


Tuition for the entire course in 2018 is: $660.
That includes:

There are two ways to determine your tuition:

  1. Pay $660, no deposit required. $340 is due the 1st week of class and $320 on or before the 7th driving lesson.
  2. Secure a seat at least 30 days in advance by paying a non-refundable deposit of $40. The balance due after deposit is $620, for a total of $660.
    $310 due the 1st week of class & $310 on or before the 7th driving lesson. Pay your $40 by credit card by calling 253-7432, or 341-3058, or send a check to PVDS, PO Box 2215, Amherst, MA 01004 (please indicate class and location)


Classroom only$225.
On Road Only (30 hours of classroom is a prerequisite)$580.
Parents’ Class$30.
Driver Education Certificate$15.

Additional Fees

Saturday or Sunday Road test in Amherst$100.
($60 with a PVDS Driver Education Certification)
*Includes a $20 CONVENIENCE FEE paid to the MASS DOT on your behalf
Private Lessons$65.
Appointments missed or cancelled with less than 24 hours notice$30.
Fees to MASS DOT$85.
($35 is for your road test and $50 is for you license for 5 years)
**Prepay this fee by credit card a week before the road test and your permit will convert to a license when you pass your test. Your official license will come by mail. (Call 857-368-8000). You now have the option to pay this fee online as well at:

Two convenient locations:

256 North Pleasant St.
Amherst, MA
Phone: 413 253-7432

241 King St., Potpourri Plaza Suite 213
Northampton, MA
Phone:413 341-3058

Mailing Addresss:

P.O. Box 2215
Amherst, MA 01004

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