Attendance & Payment Policies

DSA Attendance & Make-up Policy

Private Students are expected to attend each scheduled lesson within the year. There will be only two make-up lessons allowed per year. The teacher should have at least 36 hours notice for non-emergencies for you to be eligible for a make-up lesson. Please contact your teacher as soon as possible if you are unable to get to your lesson due to illness or other unavoidable problems. Dance students may attend another class of the appropriate age and skill level. Classes will be held on Monday holidays unless indicated on the schedule.

DSA Payment Policy

Once your child has been registered for one of our classes, we consider that an agreement that you are planning to attend for the whole eight or nine month season. We have tried to make our payment schedule as convenient for you as possible to accommodate your needs.

We offer monthly credit card tuition payments. Registration including input of your credit card information will be done solely online by you. Your credit card will automatically be billed on or around the 20th of the month.  You may also pay with cash or by check for the full payment. We do not accept monthly payments other than on-line via credit card.

Registration and payment of Registration Fee and first month tuition is expected when classes start. You may access the online payment from www.dbc.org/schoolforthearts. Registration Fee is payable upon registration and will be billed annually.

A fee of $25 will be assessed for any checks that are returned as non sufficient funds. Any other payment arrangements must be made through the DSA office on a case per case basis. 

DSA Withdrawal Policy

If you desire to withdraw from DSA, your request in written form,  must be presented to the DSA Coordinator, Clanaé Tarrance at A 30 day notice must be given to your teacher and refunds will be determined on a case by case basis. Dance Costume fees and/or class material fees will not be refunded.

DSA Photo/Video Policy & Release

As you know when students work on lessons and participate in special events, we often have many great photo/video opportunities. We would like your permission to use photographs/videos taken during class time, special events or celebrations to post internally in classrooms, hallways, for teacher education, and as a historical record.

Also, DSA promotes our school on our website, using color brochures and other types of promotional materials. When photographs/videos are used for promotional purposes, students are never identified by name. All photos used for promos will be available for the student or the student's parents to review upon request.

In addition, students and parents reserve the right to request that any photography/video not be used for promotional purposes. Please send a written notice of your dissent to the DSA Coordinator, Clanaé Tarrance at Otherwise it will be understood that as a student or a parent/guardian of a student, you hereby consent to the use of photographs/videotape taken during the course of the school year for promotional and/or educational purposes (including publications, presentation or broadcast via newspaper, our DSA website or other media sources). Moreover, you do this with full knowledge and consent as well as waive all claims for compensation for use, or for damages.