Why Excel

Safe, Courteous, Defensive

We’re more than just your local driving school. Excel is a 35-year-old family business, that has come to be regarded as an industry leader. We help to put scores of new teens and adults on the road everyday with a simple mission: provide students with the highest quality driver’s education, which means arming them with the knowledge to be responsible, well-grounded stewards of our rough and tumble roadways.

We provide an up-to-date curriculum that goes beyond the minimal state requirements, convenient locations with a modern classroom setting, and flexible schedules at an affordable price. We also strive to instill peace of mind, making sure to stay actively engaged throughout the process. Here, you will graduate with the knowledge to be a safe, defensive, courteous driver.

  • 35 years of expertise
  • Convenient locations
  • Certified instructors who are given a thorough background check and run through a vigrous training course
  • A well-managed fleet of safe, clean cars


No two students are alike. Knowing this, Excel Driving School has programs designed to meet any student’’s needs. We offer convenient, customizable packages that start with the Illinois state required basics and can be designed to meet the needs of all learners.

Whether you just want to refresh your skills, are a first time driver, or a nervous wreck when it comes to getting behind the wheel, we’ will help you gain the freedom you want and deserve.

To find the package/course that best suits your student’s needs, click here to use our convenient package wizard.


We are constantly growing and now offer several convenient locations to better serve customers. Our classrooms are specifically placed near high schools, making it convenient for students who prefer to walk or ride their bike, saving precious time for parents with busy schedules.

  • North Naperville
  • South Naperville
  • Plainfield
  • Downers Grove
  • Western Springs
  • Oak Park
  • Palos Hills
  • Wheaton
  • Wheaton Academy (WA Students Only)
  • Joliet Catholic (JCA Students Only)