Registration may be conducted in person, by mail, or over the phone. Your spot in a class is not guaranteed until payment is received. A registration fee of $26.50 per student is required at sign up, although this fee is waived for students who have previously taken classes from CESOD. A recital fee and costume deposit are also due upon enrollment.
You may choose to pay your tuition each month or in full for the entire year. You will receive an additional 10% discount if you pay annual tuition by cash or check by September 1, 2011. Tuition is due on the 1st of each month. Monthly tuition is calculated as follows:
1st class - no discount/pay 100% of fee
2nd class - 10% discount
3rd class - 15% discount
4th or more - 20% discount
The maximum monthly tuition cap is $250 per dancer and/or $450 per family, prior to taxes.
Boys classes are 50% off - no other discounts.
Tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable. We do not pro-rate or refund tuition for missed classes due to illness, injury, or other conflicts.
If you are moving or need to drop a class for any reason, you must fill out the Add/Drop form before the 1st of the prior month to avoid further tuition charges.
All accounts must be up to date before recital costumes are ordered.
All accounts must be paid in full by May 15th in order to participate in the Spring Recital.
Code and Hair Requirements
Solid colored leotards and tights are required for all dance classes. Please, no sport bras or underwear underneath leotards. No T-shirts are allowed. Booty shorts can be worn for Jazz and tap classes, but not for ballet or pointe classes. No biketards allowed for any dance class. Hair must be pulled back in a ponytail or bun for Beginning Ballet through Level 3. Hair must be completely off neck in bun for Level 4 & up. Capezio brand shoes are required for all classes.
A minimum of six students is required in a class or the class may be rescheduled or canceled. Our staff will make every effort to accommodate you in the event that a class is canceled.
Students are placed at appropriate levels based upon age and ability. Levels are determined by the faculty. Advancement is not automatic and is decided by faculty evaluation throughout the school year. Teacher approval is required for Level 3 classes and above. Students may test into Elite Edge classes based on ability. All tumbling classes require teacher approval.
There is a $26.50 new student fee, paid only one time per student.
A recital fee of $97.52 per dancer or $185.50 per family
is charged upon enrollment. The recital fee is only
refunded if written cancellation notice is received
by October 1, 2012.
A costume deposit fee of $26.50 per dancer is due upon
A $10.60 late fee will be assessed to all accounts if tuition is not received by the 10th of the month.
All returned checks and declined auto payments will have a $26.50 fee added to their account.
A $10.60 late fee will be applied for each costume payment that is not paid on time.
There will be a recital ticket fee of $3 per ticket
for families that need more than 10 tickets for a single
show or 20 tickets for both shows.
Makeup Classes, Attendance & Cancellations
Makeup classes are available as an option. These classes are highly encouraged but are not required.
We do ask that students not miss more than two classes during the year. After February, any student that misses more than 3 classes may be removed from recital choreography.
Class cancellation due to weather is based on CESOD staff determination. Check our website, www.eliteschoolofdance.com and calendar, website
calendar, to see if classes have been canceled.Classes are not canceled on conference days. There are no makeup classes scheduled in the month of May.
Please do not leave young children unattended at the studio. Siblings and friends (not in class) may not remain without without an adult. The waiting area is not supervised. Students, parents, siblings, and guests are asked to behave in an orderly manner in the waiting rooms.
Students are expected to conduct themselves in a respectful and disciplined manner at all times. Excessive talking, being disrespectful, or acting inappropriately may result in the student being asked to leave the class. The studio reserves the right to dismiss a student for inappropriate behavior.