Tuition Payments

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 Fee

Registration Fees: $25 New Families / $20 Returning Families Early registration available during recital season: $15 per family. 

Refund Policy

- 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.

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