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2023-2024 Class Tuition Rates

 

Based on 10 monthly payment plan (September-June) Tuition is calculated on the total number of hours being taken over the entire 10 month schedule. Tuition is drawn from your credit/debit card placed on file upon registering on the 1st of every month (September-June). Each Class will meet 35 times during the year. Holidays, dance studio scheduled closings, and months where there are less than or more than 4 meetings have been taken into account when your equal payment amount is determined. There is NO pro-rating of tuition due to absence, illness, vacations, school events, or holidays. Tuition is non-refundable.​

ALL-INCLUSIVE: At NDA we want nothing more than to make life a little easier and stress free for our studio families! We understand that your child may be involved in several activities and it's hard to keep track of it all. This is why we offer all-inclusive tuition each month so that our parents don't have to worry about any extra fees or due dates! Our all-inclusive monthly tuition includes:

  • Holiday Recital Costume

  • June Recital Costume

  • Recital Trophy

  • Recital T-shirt

Tuition is due by the 7th of each month. A $20 late fee will be applied to your account if payment is not received by the 7th of each month.

There are no refunds for missed classes.  If your child misses a class, he/she can make it up during another class that is similar to the registered class.  Make-ups must be done within 30 days of the class missed. Please call first to schedule a make-up class.  Please be aware that many classes are working on recital dances during the months of February-June (dances may not be the same as your dancer's). There will be no make-ups after June 1st.  

We Accept Cards, cash and checks.  Checks should be payable to Noelle's Dance Academy.  There will be a $35.00 fee for all checks returned for insufficient funds. 

30 mins= $35

45 mins-1 hour= $79 (1costume)

1.5 hours= $115 (2 costumes)

2 hours= $142 (2costumes)

2.5 hours= $182 (3 costumes)

3 hours= $202 (3 costumes)

3.5 hours= $233 (4 costumes)

4 hours= $248 (4 costumes)

4.5 hours= $280 (5 costumes)

5 hours= $298 (5 costumes)

6 hours= $349 (6 costumes)

7 hours= $389 (7 costumes)

 

*Monthly tuition is based on amount of hours taken each week. Additional costume fees may be added if the number of classes is higher than the amount of hours taken.

Registration:   In order to be registered, you must complete our registration form, and pay the registration fee.  The annual non-refundable registration fee is $30 per family.

Age Deadline:  November 1, 2023 is the age eligibility deadline date for class placement. 

 

Refunds:  Refunds will not be issued for tuition, registration fees, or recital tickets.  No exceptions.  There will be no refunds for a student’s absence from class.  If class enrollment does not exceed five students, the class will be cancelled and students will be reassigned to another class.  Refunds will be issued only if the studio cancels a class and another class is not an option.

 

If you withdraw on or after November 1st, you will be charged a $50 drop fee as well as the remaining balance of all costumes ordered. All costumes are ordered by November 1st and non-refundable or returnable.  You will be notified when the costume is ready for pick up and it must be picked up before July 1, 2024 (after July 1, it will be donated.)

 

2023-2024 Calendar

Sept 11th: Classes Begin!!

Sept 23rd-24th: NDA Competition Team Mum Fundraiser at Platt’s

Sept 25th- Sept 29th: Student Evaluation Week (making sure everyone is in the appropriate class)

Oct 2nd-6th: Bring a friend to dance week

Oct 31st: CLOSED for Halloween

Nov 22nd-26th: CLOSED for Fall Break

Nov 25th: Lights on Main in Mullica Hill

Dec 16th: Holiday Recital at Kingsway Regional High School

Dec 15th-Jan 1st: CLOSED for Winter Break

Mar 25th-29th: Grandparents Appreciation Week

April 1st-5th: Parents Appreciation Week

Apr 14th-20th: CLOSED for Spring Break

May 7th: Picture Day

May 27th: CLOSED for Memorial Day

June 7th: Dress Rehearsal at Kingsway Regional High School

June 9th: Annual Recital Date at Kingsway Regional High School (2 Shows)

Noelle's Dance Academy reserves the right to change these dates if needed.

Each class is scheduled to meet 35 times for the dance year. Tuition is a yearly fee based on the 35 times that classes meet and is divided into 10 equal payments. Holidays and JHDA closings are already factored into your tuition rate.

 

2023-2024 Recital/Performance Information

 

Recitals:  Dancers are assumed to be participating in our Holiday Performance and our annual June recital unless they have opted out in email. 

 

Class pictures and recital DVDs are optional to purchase. Families may need to attend more than one show in order to see all their dancer's/dancers' dances. Tickets will need to be purchased for each performance. An email with details will be sent out as we get closer to each performance.

 

Holiday Performance: December 16th at Kingsway High School

June Recital: June 9th at Kingsway High School

Costumes:  Costumes are required for each routine that a student will be performing in the year end recital. Your costume fee is broken into 10 monthly payments which is included in your monthly tuition. Costume payments do not include shoes which need to be purchased separately. However, tights will be included in your recital package.


**All tuition, late fees, and other balances must be paid in order to receive your costume.  If not, this may result in you not receiving your recital costume in time for the pictures or the recital. 

 



2023-2024 Dress Code

 

At NDA, we believe that having a dress code gives students a sense of belonging to our family as well as creating an identity for our studio in the greater community. 

Our Dress Code also:

• Encourages discipline
• Helps students resist peer pressure to buy stylish clothes for class
• Helps identify non-students in the studio
• Diminish economic and social barriers between students
• Increase a sense of belonging and school pride
• Improves attendance



Little Movers- Students must have pink ballet shoes and wear a dance leotard/biketard to class. Hair must be pulled back and out of the face.

Ballet/Tap Combo: Students must have pink ballet shoes, tan tap shoes and wear a dance leotard/biketard to class. Hair must be pulled back and out of the face.

Ballet- Ballet students must have split sole pink ballet shoes (students ages 6 yrs old and younger can have full sole pink ballet shoes). All Students must wear a leotard and tights to class. Hair MUST be in a bun!

Jazz/Musical Theater- Students ages 7-9 require tan slip on jazz shoes (no laces) and students ages 10 and up require black slip on jazz shoes (no laces). All Students must wear a leotard/biketard and tights (bike shorts may be worn on top). Hair must be pulled back out of the face.

Tap- Students 7-9 years old require tan tap shoes with no laces and students 10 years old and up require black tap shoes with laces. All Students must wear a leotard/biketard and tights (bike shorts may be worn on top). Hair must be pulled back out of the face.

Hip Hop/Jazz Funk- Students require black CLEAN sneakers. All students can wear comfortable clothing that is easy to move in. Please, NO baggy t-shirts or jeans!! Hair must be pulled back out of the face.

Lyrical/Contemporary- Students require tan capezio pirouette shoes for this class. All Students must wear a leotard/biketard and tights (ballet skirts may be worn on top). Hair must be pulled back out of the face (preferably a bun).

Tumble- Students do not need footwear for this class (barefeet). They must wear tight fitting clothing such as a leotard or biketard with their hair tied back so that they cannot get it caught or tangled in any way when they are doing their tricks. 

 

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2023-2024 Policies

 

Safety: With the safety of our families a number one priority, NDA is very serious about upholding Child Protection laws and policies within the studio as well as at public performances and in the online arena (website and social media).

As part of your registration, you will have read and signed a media waiver allowing us to proudly use images and video footage of your student for advertising and promotional purposes. Should you have any concerns whatsoever with signing this declaration, please see Miss Noelle who will happily assist you.


The directors and staff at NDA are educated in the negative impact of inappropriate music and costume selection when it comes to performing dance routines and are wholeheartedly committed to ensuring children in all of our dance routines are not subjected to any inappropriate songs or costuming. We recognise that songs with sexist, explicit, violent, racist, homophobic or criminal content may influence our dancers and/or audience and will strive to avoid using such music.  We are committed to restricting costumes that project sexuality, contain explicit graphic or textual content.

Privacy: When you purchase or hire a product or service with NDA, the information we may collect from you includes your name, address, telephone numbers, email addresses, medical information and credit card or bank details. It may also include details of the products and services we provide to you as well as the status of your enrollment. We only collect information directly from our students or their parents/guardians primarily for the purpose of providing services and products to you and to administer and manage invoicing and debt collection. We may occasionally use your information to promote and market to you information which we consider may be of interest to you unless you contact us and tell us not to do so. We will never sell or pass on any of your information to third parties unless required by government authorities or in the event of debt recovery. Any information passed on will be done so with appropriate privacy and confidentiality protection. Information is stored securely in electronic form and is accessible only by authorised personnel.If you would like to know what information we hold about you or wish to update the information, or if you wish to be removed from all further direct marketing communications, please email us at noellesdanceacademy@gmail.com.


Parent’s Responsibility to be Aware of Dates and Events:  It is the responsibility of the parents to be aware of all dance studio activities, such as recitals, opening or closings, and picture days.  The studio notices are posted on the lobby bulletin board, the website, and in the newsletters emailed out weekly. Please notify the front desk in writing if your address, e-mail address, or telephone number has changed.  

Levels and Placement:  Each student is closely evaluated by the faculty and director. Once the dancers progress beyond the combo classes, students do not move up to the next level according to age or the amount of years that they have studied dance. They must be able to execute proper technique of each movement for that level.  It is extremely important that dancers are placed in a level that is appropriate for them, as frustration and even injury may occur.

Attendance:   Attendance and participation is imperative for a dance student to progress. Proper technique and dance skills are accomplished through practice and patience. Advancement to the next level may not be possible due to poor attendance. IF a dancer has inconsistent attendance, participation in the recital is solely at the discretion of the teachers and the studio director. No refunds on missed classes nor on costume purchases.

 

Behavior: Unruly behavior in the classroom will not be tolerated. Dance is a physical activity that requires discipline. Students can easily injure themselves if they do not follow directions or stay focused during class time. If a teacher is having a problem with your child; you will be contacted so that we can hopefully fix the problem together. Safety is our primary concern and one of the many reasons we limit class size.

 

Anti-Bullying Policy: Prohibition of Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying NDA is committed to a safe and civil educational environment for all students, employees, volunteer and patrons, free from harassment, intimidation or bullying. “Harassment, intimidation or bullying” means any intentional written, verbal, or physical act, when the intentional written, verbal, or physical act:

• Physically harms a student or damages the student’s property; or

• Has the effect of substantially interfering with a student’s education; or

• Is severe, persistent, or pervasive that it creates an intimidating or threatening educational environment; or

• Has the effect of substantially disrupting the orderly operation of the school.

Holidays, Inclement Weather, or Other Cancellations:  We do not follow Gloucester County Public School systems holiday closing schedule.  Please check our Studio handbook Calendar to review which holidays we are closed.  We also do not follow the public schools snow closures.  A decision will be made by 8:30 AM for morning classes and by 3:00 PM for evening classes.  Closings will be on the studio voicemail, social media and the website.  There is one snow cancellation included in the tuition.  If an additional class is cancelled, students may attend a similar class for a makeup. Refunds will not be issued due to inclement weather.


Care of Students: Noelle's Dance Academy cannot be responsible for the care of students before or after class.  For the children’s safety, we also ask that parents come into the studio to pick them up.  We do not allow children to go into the parking lot unaccompanied by an adult.  Please arrive promptly at the end of your child’s class.  After a 10-minute grace period, a $15 late pickup fee is charged to your account.  Parking on the curb is prohibited.

 

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