To obtain a driver’s license in the state of Mississippi, a child between the ages of 16 and 18 must submit a Certificate of School Attendance Status EACH year. This form can be obtained at the Desoto County Board of Education at 5 E. South Street in Hernando, MS. or at one of the high schools. You can also click here for a downloadable file. You will need Adobe Acrobat to read it.
Complete the form and check “is enrolled in a nonpublic school”. The form MUST be notarized and taken to the driver’s license testing station when applying for a license.