Tuition is due the 1st of each month. Payments made after the 10th of the month will include a $25.00 late fee. Please mail payments if child is ill to avoid a late fee. Students may not return to class if tuition is more than one month overdue. Tuition is based on a monthly rate beginning in September and ending in April. Tuition is the same regardless of number of lessons in any given month. Five week months compensate for classes not held due to holidays. Monthly tuition is not prorated if the student is absent. No chewing gum allowed in class. Absolutely no food or drink inside the studios. Tap shoes may only be worn in the studios (not in hallways). Jewelry should be kept at home. Long hair should be pulled back away from the face. Students will NOT be allowed to dance without proper dance attire. Students may only observe if not dressed out. Cover-ups should be worn over leotards outside the studio. Perfect attendance ribbons are awarded during the last class in December and April to all who attend their class from September to April. Trophies for 3rd and 4th year students at the studio will also be presented the last day of class.5th year and up - at the recital. To be eligible for a trophy, you must attend class from September to April. If you miss school due to illness, we ask that you NOT attend class. We are NOT responsible for articles left at the studio. Each dancer will be required to purchase one recital costume per class. Your child will not be allowed to participate in the recital unless your account is paid in full by the 10th of April, 2024.