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La Costa Canyon High School

A Proud Member of the San Dieguito Union High School District
Incoming Student Info
Incoming Student Info

Start Smart

Start Smart Classes: Required for 2022 - 2023

Start Smart Classes: Required for 2022 - 2023

Start Smart Driving is an SDUHSD required driver safety education class.  It is offered as a response to the numerous teen car crashes and related fatalities in our community.   All San Dieguito Union High School District students and their parents/guardians must attend a 2-hour Start Smart class in order to obtain a parking permit to park on their school campus.  Officers from the California Highway Patrol will discuss traffic avoidance techniques, collision causing factors, driver/parent responsibilities, seat belt usage, dangers of driving under the influence, and many important safety tips.   Parents are required to remain in the class with their students for the entire 2 hours. Students must attend the class with their own parents/guardians.  Attending with a friend's parent does not qualify as credit for the class.  
The class is free of charge.  Classes are 6 pm - 8 pm in the LCC Theater.
Reservations are required.  Please RSVP to  Include in your email:  Student name, ID number, and the name of the student's parent that will attend the class. You will receive confirmation of the class.  (Please don't send email from your school address - StartSmart is unable to access info)
Questions: Please contact Nancy Logan, San Dieguito Alliance, 760-310-5310
2022-2023 Start Smart Dates
6:00 pm
LCC Theater 
November 15
April 11 
**Students may take a Start Smart class at any of our school sites.
Juniors and Seniors: You can park in the lot without getting a citation until September 13, 2022. 
After this date, citations will be issued for not having a parking permit.