Tuition is calculated by the number of hours a student is in class. A 10% discount is given off the total tuition for the 2nd and 3rd child per family. (see example below chart)
1/2 hour 40.00/monthly fee
3/4 hour 45.25/monthly fee
1 hour 60.50/monthly fee
1 1/4 hours 65.75/monthly fee
1 1/2 hours 71.00/monthly fee
1 3/4 hours 76.25/monthly fee
2 hours 81.50/monthly fee
2 1/4 hours 86.75/monthly fee
2 1/2 hours 92.00/monthly fee
2 3/4 hours 97.25/monthly fee
3 hours 102.50/monthly fee
3 1/4 hours 107.75/monthly fee
3 1/2 hours 113.00/monthly fee
3 3/4 hours 118.25/monthly fee
4 hours 123.50/monthly fee
4 1/4 hours 128.75/ monthly fee
4 1/2 hours 134.00/monthly fee
4 3/4 hours 140.25/monthly fee
5 hours 145.50/monthly fee
5 1/4 hours 150.75/monthly fee
5 1/2 hours 156.00/monthly fee
5 3/4 hours 161.25/monthly fee
6 hours or more 166.50/monthly fee
***Example of multiple child discount:
1st child taking 3 hours = 102.50
2nd child taking 1 1/2 hours =71.00
Total = 173.50
- 10% - 17.35
monthly fee =166.40 less auto pay discount $161.40
Hours can be 30 min classes, 45 min. classes , 1 hour classes or a combination of all three depending on the classes chosen.
Dance Dynamics policies.
Tuition is by the season only
Monthly Tuition Fees
Tuition may be paid monthly for your convenience and is based on 10 monthly installments August-May. Tuition is not pro-rated and remains the same each month regardless of the student's attendance, studio closures, or holidays. Students who have absences are encouraged to make up any classes they have missed. Tuition fees are non-refundable.
Families are strongly encouraged to pay tuition through Autopay (direct withdrawal from a debit or credit card account) and those who choose this method of payment will receive a monthly discount. Tuition fees are automatically deducted on the 25th of the prior month the tuition is due. (Exception of the first month the fee will be deducted on the first of August February fee will be processed on the 21st.) Any declined payment will be charged a $25.00 fee.
For tuition notpaid through Autopay, the discount does not apply. Statements are sent via email on or around the 25thof each month sent tuition payment is due on or before the 1st of each month. Payments received after the 5th of the month will automatically be charged a $10.00 late fee. Checks, credit cards, and cash are accepted. All manual credit cards payments incur a convenience fee. Accounts must be kept current and in good standing for students to continue participation in classes. In the event of Credit card charge backs or declined checks account will be charged a $35.00 NSF fee.
Family Discounts for Tuition
Tuition rates are calculated per family and based on the number of hours each student. This is a significant discount for our families with one dancer in multiple classes. Families with multiple dance students will receive 10% off total tuition! Families are defined as those students living in the same household.
Military discount 5%
*Tuition paid in full at registration 5% discount (These discounts cannot be combined.)
Only tuition payments are processed through Autopay. Costumes and competition fees, and or merchandise will be processed only through your Autopay account if deposits or payments are not received by the due date or at the request of a parent.
All merchandise, costumes, and competition fees will be subject to a $3.00 processing fee when paid through the portal. (competition fees will be charged a one-time fee of $3.00 when processed through the portal) check or cash payments do not have this processing fee.
Pre-registration for 2020-21 will begin 3/1/2020. Pre-registration is available online after this date. Please register for the class(es) you are interested in for next year. We will verify this information as we begin to build the class schedule. Students wishing to do solos, duets, etc. Will be able to register online. Please print the solo-duet/trio form turn in at the desk with the applicable deposit. A limited number of solos and duets will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Solo- duet/trio deposits are non-refundable.
Membership fee: An annual membership fee of $35.00 will be charged. This fee is non refundable and holds a place for your dancer in the class or classes you have chosen. Registration is not considered complete until this fee is paid. $45.00 Maximum Family registration fee.
ATTENDANCE: It is important that your dancer is in class, frequent absence can hinder the progress of your dancer as well as the class. It is the parents responsibility to inform the instructor if your dancer will have a lengthy absence. Arrangements for makeup classes can be made with the instructor if necessary. We do allow students to attend another class of the same level or lower for intermittent absences. Please make these arrangements with your dancer's instructor within one week of the missed class.
Private makeup class may be scheduled $35.00 per class.
DRESS CODE: All students need to be in proper dance clothing for dance. Hair must be pulled back in pony tail, braid, or bun for all classes.
*Girls: leotard, tights, leggings, etc. are all acceptable . **No dresses, jeans, etc.
Acrobatic dancers must wear tight fitting top or leotard.
Ballet technique class, pre pointe, pointe students must wear leotard, tights and hair in bun.
*Boys:sweats, shorts, t-shirt, tank tops are all acceptable. (no sagging pants)
SHOES: PROPER SHOES ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL CLASSES PLEASE CHECK SHOE LIST FOR CLASS(ES) YOU ARE ENROLLED.
* We do offer shoes at the studio, we also have a large selection of used shoes available each year.
CLASS PLACEMENT: All class placement is based on the technical merit of each dancer. Age is also a consideration for placement in class.. Your dancer's placement in class is solely determined by the instructors. We are happy to schedule a placement evaluation for any dancer that is entering to our dance program from another dance program to ensure they are placed appropriately. These evaluations are free to all registering students. **NOTE: We do not audition students for our program, we evaluate skill levels for proper placement. We offer beginning through advanced student classes. If you feel your child is placed incorrectly feel free to contact us. If you request a reevaluation we will schedule this at our earliest available time slot reevaluations will be $30.00 per genre.
PARENT OBSERVATION: Parents are welcome to observe any class(es) from our waiting area. If parents would like to video tape we welcome this during the last 5 minutes of class time. Only registered students are allowed in the dance class. Please refrain from sitting in the large classroom during classes. Please keep younger siblings in the waiting area. We ask that students picked up promptly at the end of class and please do not drop off students prior to 10 mins before the start of their class. No student will be allowed to leave the building without a parent or guardian.
STUDENT HALL: We do have an area designated for students to do homework if they have breaks between multiple classes. This are no electronics (cell phones, iPods, etc) in this area. Students need to be doing homework and remain quiet to respect those who are. (If school class requires the use of IPAD or tablet students may use them to complete assignments only) Infraction of this rule electronics will be confiscated and returned upon leaving. We are not responsible for any electronic device or other personal items that may be left , lost, or stolen. If multiple electronics rule or food rule is violated, parent will be contacted and removal from our classes may occur. For more detailed rule information on electronics see registration agreement.
FOOD AND DRINKS: All food and drinks must remain in the Kitchen area and all students are expected to clean up after themselves. No Food or drinks allowed in classroom, student hall, waiting area. All drinks need to be emptied before throwing in the trash. If drinks are brought in from fast food restaurant and are in a cup w/lid and straw they must remain in kitchen at all times. Please have your name on them so we do not share cups and germs.
WEATHER CANCELLATIONS: We will close due to bad weather when the Tippecanoe School Corporation has an early release due to weather. We do not necessarily close when the school is delayed or closed as conditions may improve by late afternoon. Please check our Facebook/Instagram page for updates on cancellations. We make every attempt to contact all students when we are closed due to weather by email. Please make sure we have current contact emails in our system.
LIABILITY/INJURY: It is understood that in Dance , as in any physical activity, there is an inherent risk of injury. By acknowledgment of this document and typed name or signature of the parent's or legal guardian on the registration form for Dance Dynamics. The parent or legal guardian acknowledges this risk and agrees to hold harmless, Dance Dynamics or any of it's representatives harmless in the case of injury as a result of participation in Dance Dynamics dance program. It is also understood that the parents or legal guardian will inform Dance Dynamics of any medical condition that may limit full participation in the program. In that case of limited participation due to an injury or other medical condition a release from the family physician may be required.
PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO: Dance Dynamics has permission to use any photo that includes my dancer for the purpose of advertising, promoting or other business related activities, without compensation for such use. Photos taken by Dance Dynamics are the property of Dance Dynamics.
SIGNING RELEASE FORM: A signed release is required for participation in our program. Online registration typed name will constitute as the signature that these policies and guidelines have been read, registration cannot be completed with out this typed signature.
Please instruct your dancer to keep their items in the cubbies or the baskets. Water bottles may brought into the dance class, however please make sure they have a lid that will close.
Entering the building please stay in the studio area, UCRPoynt Entertainment shares this location students are not allowed in these areas. Hip Hop students need to change shoes for hip hop class (do not wear your street shoes to hip hop class) This will protect our floors and help during wet or snowy weather.
Only barefoot, socks, and dance shoes allowed on the floors in the dance rooms. Please remove street shoes prior to entering the dance studio rooms.
SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY CAN BE FOUND ON THE PARENT PORTAL