Why Gulf Coast Driving Academy?

We take pride in providing the best and most conscientious driving instruction available.

  • We’re a block from Columbia Brazoria High School
  • Our Full Course costs $400
  • Our Classroom Only option costs $300
  • Classes run M-F (+ 1 Saturday) for THREE consecutive weeks or M-Th for FOUR weeks as stipulated below
  • Take your written test for the Learner’s Permit HERE!
  • Ask about giving a course as a birthday gift

Got Questions?

Contact us at the West Columbia location at 1-(979) 345-2253 or at our main branch in Lake Jackson at 1-(979) 299-0030.


Pick a Class Session

Sept 3 – Sept 27

(Monday through Thursday for 4 weeks)


Oct 1 – Oct 25

(Monday through Thursday for 4 weeks)


Oct 29 – Nov 29

(Monday through Thursday for 4 weeks)  We will be closed the week of Thanksgiving.  November 19 – 23


Dec 3 – Dec 21

(Monday through Friday for 3 weeks & One Saturday)



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Complete Registration

Drop by our office and complete your registration.

Parents or guardians must come to the Academy before classes begin to fill out all necessary documents in order to enroll the student. A student cannot be enrolled without a parent’s or guardian’s signature.

Gulf Coast Driving Academy
428 S. 17th Street
West Columbia, TX 77486


The MANDATORY DPS program to teach the dangers of distracted driving

Click the video play button below to learn about the program. The link directs you to the informative overview video. You can also register for the course through this link to the Impact Texas Drivers website.