policies & Important information

Tuition Policy

We provide three different options for payments for our dance classes

1. Early Discount - full semester payment - no refund unless for medical reasons

This is due August 10th for fall semester and December 12th for spring semester.

2. Full payment by first week of fall and/or spring semester - no refund unless for medical reasons

This is due the week of September 9th for fall and the week of January 20th for spring. If account is not paid in full by the end of the first week of each semester the account will be charged at the monthly rate.

3. Monthly payments

Fall monthly payment schedule: September 10, October 10, November 10 & December 10.

Spring monthly payment schedule: January 20, February 10, March 10, April 10.

Vocal and Instrumental lessons are $15 per 30 minutes and can be paid weekly, monthly or in full for the semester. Once you book a session for the semester you are responsible to pay for the entire semester.

For families that have more than one dancer enrolled; once one dancer reaches unlimited hours the second dancer is half the price of the first dancer.

Example: Suzy dances 8 hours and Sally dances 6 hours Suzy is full price and Sally is half of Suzy's price

Registration Fee

There is a yearly $25.00 registration fee. This fee is non refundable.

Refunds/Credit

We only provide credit or refund for serious illnesses or injuries. A doctors excuse must be provided.

If a student misses more than three consecutive weeks of dance due to injury we will credit your account once a doctors excuse is provided.

Late Payments/Returned Checks

All payments received 5 days past the due date will be charged a $15.00 late fee. Every 30 days another $15.00 will be charged.

Returned check fee is $30.00. Any returned check must be paid in cash. After three returned checks we will no longer accept your check.

Costumes

Holiday costumes are rental costumes. If not returned a fee of $75 will be charged to your account.

Spring recital costumes

Recital costumes are ordered at the end of November. All clients must notify us via email if they are withdrawing their child from any classes. If you do not notify us by November 21st you will be responsible for the full costume amount.

Fundraisers

All fundraisers are optional. If you fundraise all credit will be entered into your account. Fundraiser credit can be used for costumes and tuition only (unless otherwise specified). You may not transfer or receive cash/refund for fundraiser credit. Any credit that remains in your account at the end of the year will be carried over to the next year. 

Policy Overview

Arrival and Departure

We encourage students to arrive 10 minutes before class starts. For their safety, students should be picked up immediately after class. Students may not arrive or leave the studio in dance attire. They must be covered up. Students may not leave the studio without a parent or guardian if 6th grade or younger.

Attendance-

Attending class regularly is pertinent to the growth and development of a dancer. All students are expected to attend class promptly and on a regular basis. Regular attendance is mandatory for participation in the recital.

Cell Phone Policy-

No cell phones, smart watches, fit bits or computers may be used during class time (this includes texting). 

Dress Code

All students must wear appropriate dance attire and shoes while in class. Dancer’s Studio has a strict dress code in place to observe body alignment. Please refer to our "Attire” for specific attire/shoes for each class.

Food Policy

Only water is allowed in the studios. No food, drinks or gum.

Illness

When your child has a fever, please keep them home until their temperature returns to normal. This will ensure that they will be well enough to resume class activities the following week.

Lost and Found

Please mark all dance wear, shoes, and personal items with your child's name with permanent marker. We will make every effort to return lost items.

Medical Information

Parents must notify the office manager regarding children who require an inhaler or other medications during their time at Dancer’s Studio. Please inform us if your child has special needs. All information about our students is kept confidential.

Substitute Teachers

Dancer’s Studio reserves the right to provide a substitute teacher if the regularly scheduled teacher is ill or otherwise unable to teach class.

Termination of Enrollment

In certain circumstances, when it is in the best interest of one or more students, Dancer's Studio LLC, or its staff, it may be necessary for the school owner to terminate a student’s enrollment. Reasons for termination of enrollment include the following;

Disruptive or dangerous behavior (verbal by students or their parents)

Abuse of other children, staff, or school property

Inability of Dancer’s Studio to meet the child's needs

Inability to maintain a healthy business relationship with parent or student

Fundraisers

Fundraiser profits will be put directly into individual account. Profit is used only for costume or tuition.  Any remaining credit on the account will carry over to the next year. Credit cannot be transferred to another student or used for charges other than costumes and tuition. All credits must be used with in one year. If a student stops dancing and they have a credit the credit will be transferred over to Dancer's Studio Scholarship Fund. This fund is solely used to help less fortunate students with their tuition.  

Weather Closings-We will not call for weather closing. Please visit our website or Facebook page. The Owner will make a decision on studio closings by 2:00pm and Remind text and Band post will be sent to your family account.