Welcome to the dance program at Jump Start Dance Studio.  Please use this as a reference to many of our policies and contact information.

We want to thank you for choosing Jump Start Dance Studio and welcome you to our dance family!

 

 

TUITION POLICIES:

Monthly Installments:
This is a ten month installment plan running from registration through May. Your first installment is due at registration. Subsequent installments will be automatically withdrawn on the 30th of the month.  There is a $25 late fee if tuition is not received by the 5th of each month.

Bi-annual installments:
This plan saves you 5% over the monthly installment plan. The first installment is due at registration and the second installment is due December 15th. There is a late fee if the 2nd installment is not received by December 20th.

Annual Tuition Paid in Full
This saves you 10% over the monthly plan. This payment is due at the time of registration.

REFUND POLICY:
There will be no refunds given on any tuition or fees paid to Jump Start Dance Studio. There is a 30 day written notice required to withdraw from classes.

**Withdraw is not available after January of our calendar year. **

If written notice is not received you will be responsible for all payments until such notice is received.

There are no refunds given on annual or bi-annual or monthly installment tuition.
**There is a $30 fee for all returned checks.**

 

 STUDIO POLICIES

 

Attendance

  • In order for our dancers to receive an exceptional dance education, it is imperative that attendance is taken seriously

  • As a courtesy, please notify Jump Start Dance Studio if your dancer is going to be absent from class

  • There will be no refunds, credits or discounts for missed classes

  • Classes cancelled due to inclement weather can be heard on our voice mail and updated on our facebook page after 2pm on weekdays and before 8:30 am on Saturdays

  • Students will be allowed to make up a class during a class of similar level at a different time

 

Studio Etiquette

  • The staff of Jump Start Dance Studio will not accept disrespectful behavior. If a student is disrespectful they will receive a warning. If the behavior continues, their parent(s) may be informed and asked to pick them up as well as participate in a meeting with the Director

  • Dancers are expected to respect each other in an atmosphere that promotes self-expression and comfort. Bullying in any way will not be tolerated

  • Our faculty and staff advocate a professional and respectful atmosphere and expect the same from both our dancers and their families

  • Dancers are not allowed in the studio unless accompanied by a member of the Jump Start Dance Studio faculty or staff.

  • Food and drinks are allowed in our waiting areas only. Only water bottles will be permitted in the dance studio. Please pick up after yourself and your children.

 

Dance Attire

  • Dance is a discipline, which begins with attire and appearance. All classes require specific dance attire. Proper dress code is pertinent for instructors to observe the dancers proper body movement.

**Please review our dress code prior to purchasing your dancer’s apparel and shoes. Dress code is listed on our curriculum page.

 

Drop Off And Pick Up

  • For the safety of our dancers we ask that a parent or guardian walk students into the studio, as well as be present at the end of class to pick them up

  • Students are to remain inside the building while waiting to be picked up. We will not be responsible for students leaving the building

  • Students should not wait longer than 15 minutes to be picked up once class has ended

 

Class Placement

  • Placement decisions are made at the discretion of the Director. If the Director and teacher feel that a child will benefit from an alternate placement, a dancer may be moved to another level

  • If you feel the need to have a meeting of any kind please contact the office so a time can be arranged that does not interfere with class time. Conversations regarding your children deserve uninterrupted time

  • At no time will a child’s abilities or placement be discussed with anyone other than that child’s parent

 

Classroom Observation

  • Only dancers will be allowed in the studio during classes

  • All students are asked to remain in the waiting area until their class begins

 

Costume Fees

  • Costume Fees are due November 15th. 

  • All dancers must have appropriate tights and shoes for our annual recital. Costume fees do not include tights or shoes.

  • Costumes are $85.00 per enrolled class hour

 

 

 

Contact JSDS with any questions or concerns. We value our students and aim to 

create a positive dance experience. We welcome your feedback.

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