Tuition, Discounts, and Fees

Payment Policies


  • The registration fee is due upon enrollment and the payment will be processed with the billing information provided on the account. This fee is non-refundable.


  • All tuition is due on the 1st of each month. Tuition is late after the 9th, and a $20.00 late fee is applied on the 12th of the month.
  • We require that a credit card be kept on file with your account. Tuition fees are posted by the first of the month, and must be paid no later than the 9th of the month. Accounts will be placed on auto-pay for the 1st of the month unless we are directed otherwise. For those not using auto-pay, all unpaid balances will be processed on the 9th of the month with the billing information provided on your account.  We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and checks payable to JWSD.  Payments can be made on-line between the 1st and the 8th of the month.
  • The price of tuition is based on an average of four classes per month. Some months may have 5 lessons and some have 3 lessons but the tuition remains the same for simplicity. Make-up classes are available for any missed lessons in any age appropriate class during the session.
  •  WITHDRAWAL FROM CLASSES:  If it becomes necessary to withdraw a child from a class, please email us at Notice must be submitted before the first day of your child’s last month. For example: If a drop form is submitted on October 4th, November will be the student’s last month. The parent is responsible for October and November’s tuition. Non-attendance is not considered withdrawal from class.  

Late Fees/Missing Payments

  •  Payments received are applied to outstanding charges in the order in which they were billed.  
  • When an account is 30 days overdue, the financially responsible person is notified by email,  and must bring the account current within 30 days.  If an account is more than 60 days overdue, the financially responsible person is notified by email, the account is deactivated, and the student is restricted from participating until the account is current, or a payment plan is agreed upon with studio manager.  
  • Accounts must have a $0 balance to participate in recitals and performances.