- Tuition is based, monthly by a school year session.
- Monthly payments remain the same regardless of number of classes per month, school closures, holidays, or attendance.
- There will be no credits or refunds for missed lessons and we do not prorate classes.
- Classes missed can be made up in another class.
- 1st and last month tuition is due at registration, for most this means September and June tuition is due at registration in August
- Pay for entire year and waive 1st Semester Fee!
- Cash and personal check payments must be made prior to the 1st of the month otherwise your credit/debit card on file will be charged on the 1st
- Those with Credit Card on file will automatically be drafted on the 1st of each month
- Should your card and/or account be declined, a $25 fee will be assessed on the following business day after the 1st
- All tuition must be up to date before paying for costumes, competition fees, and guest teachers
- All returned checks - $35 return fee
- Tuition does not include acro classes
- All unpaid tuition by the 10th of the month will result in your dancer observing class only
- There are absolutely NO REFUNDS on tuition, costume deposits or any other payments once you have committed to the season.
Ballet & Jazz Company
By invitation only, Elite dancers may participate in Ballet Company and/or Jazz Company. Participation in either require additional fees at time of registration and incremental commitment both in weekly class time as well as additional competitions.
- Payment is due at the time of your first lesson which includes a one-time choreography fee at the time of your first 30 minute lesson. If payment is not received on the 1st day then you will not be given your lesson. All payments must be made through the office. Privates can be paid with cash or check, checks need made out to teacher. NO CHARGES. NO “pay as you go”. All lessons must be paid in full prior to 1st lesson.
- Students must sign in at the office in order to track the number of lessons. Please pay for private lessons on time, if payment is not made the lesson will not be given
- Private lessons may not be paid one at a time
- All costumes must be approved by the instructor before competing
- All competitions & conventions outside of JAOD planning must be approved by Miss Julie & Mr. Mike
- 24 hour notice to cancel private lessons or charges apply
Competition & Convention Fees
Competition Dancers also are committed to paying all competition fees and are due on the due date otherwise a $25 late fee will be assessed. Studio worksheet distributed approximately 2-4 weeks prior to due date. Please submit your printed completed worksheet on time. Due dates can be found on the Google Calendar for JAOD along with regular reminders via email.
Competition Dancers also pay two Semester Fees. The first Semester Fee is due at time of Registration, the second due mid-season, typically in January. Semester Fees cover administrative costs throughout the dance year, studio and competition registration fees, additional rehearsal scheduling, finale t-shirt and t-shirt orders.
Costume Deposit & Fees
Deposit - Elite Competition Dancers must submit a $300 non-refundable costume deposit is due by September 14th, 2017 (Pre-Jr $150). If a deposit is not in by due date, students will not be measured and a costume will not be ordered. There are NO REFUNDS on costumes or costume deposits. A lockbox is by the office door for after hour costume deposits/payments.
Fees – Each group dance costume cost may be ordered through the studio, or parents may be instructed to order specific pieces on their own. Every effort is made to keep costume costs reasonable with each dance ranging from $75-$200+, not including shoes, tights and required undergarments. Costume Fees are non-refundable.
Each competition student is to bring in one of the following to the office by Sept 30th.
- Feminine Aids
- Plastic Wear / Cups
- Paper Plates
- Ice Packs
- Tissue / Kleenex
- Hand Sanitizer
- Wet Ones
- Tylenol / Advil
- Chewable Aspirin
- Clorox/Lysol Wipes
- Medical Tape
*We must have a note from a parent to distribute Tylenol/aspirin
Optional to Select 11+, mandatory for Elite 11+, Master Classes with Guest Choreographers start at $45+ per class. In many classes, Elite have the option to audition to participate in Guest Chorography dances for an additional fee based on the number of dancers and Guest teacher preference. All studio fees and account balances must be up to date before paying extra fees.
Competition Dancers attending Nationals are required to pay a no refundable $300 deposit. For 2017-2018 this deposit is due November 30th. Due dates can be found on the Google Calendar for JAOD along with regular reminders via email.