Studio Policies

Please review all this information with your child(ren).
It is important in providing the best classroom environment possible for your child.

School Etiquette and Rules

  • The studio staff reserves the right to remove any student from class or dismiss a student from the school because of disruptive behavior by the student and/or family members while at Abella’s School’s of Dance studio.

  • Students must treat each other with respect.

  • If the student is going to miss class they must notify the school in advance.

  • Siblings of students are not to be left in the studio unsupervised at any time.

  • No talking during class.

  • Students may not leave class without permission from the instructor.

  • All students must arrive to class on time. If they are late they must wait for the instructor’s permission to enter  the class.  

  • No gum, candy, peanuts. or peanut products.

  • No food or beverages allowed in the studios.

  • All students must follow the Dress Code or they will not be allowed in class.

  • All cell phones must be turned off before entering the classroom.

  • No one is allowed in class rooms without permission from the teacher.

  • There will be no hanging, playing, sitting, or climbing on barres, tumbling equipment or any other equipment. 

Student Placement

  • The Director will determine the student’s class placement based on age and skill level.


Continuous Enrollment

  • Registration is open year-round. 

  • Abella’s runs on a two semester session schedule from August to December and January to June.

  • Commitment is expected through the end of the session. 

Payments and Tuition

  • The annual registration fee of $25 ($45 for family) is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable.

  • Class Gala fees are non-refundable. 

  • Automatic tuition payments will be deducted from your account on the first of each month through Visa, Master  Card or Bank Draft.

  • $30 fee for late payments after 15 days.

  • Delinquent accounts will result in suspended enrollment.

  • Tuition rates will be prorated when students register for classes for a term that is already underway.

  • No refunds are given on classes missed due to inclement weather or emergency closings of the school.

  • Tuition is not pro-rated for missed classes or holidays.

  • Full class tuition is due each month regardless of class attendance.

  • Monthly fees remain the same despite fewer  classes (holidays) or more classes (5-week months). 

  • If tuition is not received the child will be dropped from the  class and re-registration will be required upon returning, pending class availability.

  • A student withdrawing from the school must have a parent/guardian come into the office to give a 30- day notice  by filling out an official withdrawal form. Otherwise a student is obligated to pay full tuition through the end of  the school year. 


Outside Training

  • The curriculum for the Abella’s School of Dance students is demanding and thorough. Students placed in these levels with the desire to take class and/or perform with other ballet schools or companies must speak to the Director and receive permission to do so in advance.


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Abella's is a Peanut Free environment.