The year’s tuition is divided into 3 equal payments. Tuition includes weekly lessons, in-studio rehearsals, and recital week rehearsals. Payment is due upon receipt of invoice for the months of: September, December, March.
Tuition Details and Prices for Season 23 are available in the Season 23 Parent Handbook
Families with 2 children enrolled take $25 off semester tuition.
Families with 3+ children enrolled take $40 off semester tuition.
Families dancing 2+ hours/week are eligible to receive an additional 5% discount for paying for the year-in-full by September 30. Please refer to the tuition chart for set pricing.
Students with account balances from the past Semester will not be admitted to class.
For Private, Semi-Private, and Trio Lesson Rates please see the Season 23 Handbook on our Policies page.
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Registration Fees: $25 New Families / $20 Returning Families Early registration available during recital season: $15 per family.
- No refunds are issued for missed lessons. Students may attend a comparable makeup class.
- No refunds are issued for dropped classes. In the case of a serious injury, a prorated credit will be issued.
- Costume fees are non-refundable.
- If one has already paid-in-full for the year and a class must be dropped, CSDS will issue a 50% credit during Semester I only. Credits may be applied to costume payments. No refunds will be issued after Semester 1.
Recital Costume Purchases
Each student participating in the recital purchases a costume for each routine they are in. Costume payments are due in full by October 30 to allow for early ordering and timely delivery. See prices here.
When mailing payments (checks only), mail to:
CSDS c/o Donna Leonard
24 Renwick Rd. Melrose, MA 02176
PLEASE DO NOT MAIL PAYMENTS TO THE STUDIO.