Regular Group Courses run from September to June from 3:30 pm onward on weekdays and on weekend days. Prorating goes into effect Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Please contact us for Semi/private instruction fees or Prorated (late start) Tuition.
Please contact us with any questions. We are happy to hep you!
September 2020 to June 2021
Regular Group Course Tuition Fees
All tuition amounts below are per course.
For multiple course discounts, fee ceilings, and financial assistance information, please see below.
Class Duration .25 hour (15 minute) 1 X per week
$350.00 Yearly Tuition
$35.00/10 equal payments
Class Duration .5 hour (30 minute) 1 X per week
$46.00/10 equal payments
Class Duration .75 hour (45 minute) 1 X per week
$57.00/10 equal payments
Class Duration 1 hour (60 minute) 1 X per week
$68.00/10 equal payments
Class Duration 1.25 hour (75 minute) 1 X per week
$77.00/10 equal payments
Class Duration 1.5 hour (90 minute) 1 X per week
$86.00/10 equal payments
All fees are subject to 5% Federal Sales Tax.
Tuition rates are for the yearly term, which is from early-September (classes begin the Saturday after Labour Day) to the end of May with bonus classes to early-June, based on 32 classes a year. Tuition is NOT by the individual class or month.
Full year tuition: Can be paid by pre-authorized debit.
10 equal payments: By pre-authorized debit for the 1st of the month, September to June, with the June instalment* paid at registration.
3 equal payments: After the amount of the last instalment* (a minimum of one 10th of the full year’s tuition – see “10 equal payments” in tuition list above) is paid at registration, you can pay the remainder of tuition by pre-authorized debit in 3 equal payments for September 1*, December 1, and March 1.
* The last instalment (a minimum of one 10th of the full year’s tuition) is due with the first instalment whenever tuition is not paid in full at registration and is non-refundable.
There is a $2 fee per separate instalment.
Tuition for September to June Programs requires payment of non-refundable Registration Fees.
Please see Registration for more information.
Refund and Course Drop/Change Policy:
Students are required to make a full year’s commitment as all programs are progressive. If for any reason a student discontinues a course or courses before the end of the year term, it is understood and agreed that the parent/guardian will give the School one month’s written notice by email; failure to attend classes does not constitute withdrawal; a prorated fee for classes to the end of the notice period will apply; non-refundable fees and deposits are not refundable; any unpaid fees (e.g. costume fees) must also be paid.
No fees refunded after March 15, 2021.
Last instalment (a minimum of a 10th of the full year’s tuition) is due with the first instalment and forfeited upon withdrawal.
Course Change Fee after October 1: $40
Multiple Course Discounts:
Multiple Course Discounts are calculated on all the regular courses taken by members of one family.
up to 2 Courses = Regular per course tuition fees
3rd Course = 15% discount on tuition for the 3rd course
4th Course = 20% discount on tuition for the 4th course
5th Course = 25% discount on tuition for the 5th course
6th Course = 30% discount on tuition for the 6th course and any additional courses.
An NSF fee of $25 will be applied to all accounts with insufficient funds or declined payment.
A late fee of 10% (up to $25.00) on outstanding fees/tuition not paid by 15 days of the date due will be applied to the families account.
$7500.00 per student.
Note: Closed Invitation Programs have their own further reduced Fee Ceilings.
Only Regular Group Courses are included Fee Ceilings. The courses taken by a student/s at fee ceiling do not count towards the Multiple Course Discount for other members of their family.
Scholarships are applicable to fee ceilings.
Note: If family tuition exceeds $13 000.00, please contact us.
Closed courses, Performance Training Company and Professional Training Division Programs with or without the Half Day training option have subsidized tuition and are designed to make intensive training in the performing arts for the dedicated student as affordable as possible. Please see Closed Programs Tuition for more information. Students are selected by audition. All Closed/invitational programs require contracts to be signed by participants and their parent(s).
The Caulfield School of Dance Scholarship Fund, which is entirely supported by parent fundraising and private donations, offers publicly announced scholarships to recognize student achievement. The Fund also provides some support to the Financial Assistance the School gives to families who need tuition reduction.
Scholarships are applicable to regular September to June Group Courses only; scholarships are NOT applicable to private instruction, etc. but are applicable to fee ceilings.
To apply for Financial Assistance for a child age 18 or under, please supply:
1) a letter of request indicating:
- your budget for performing arts training at Caulfield School of Dance.
- your desired Caulfield School of Dance performing arts training program and its cost.
- a list of all other activities the child and their siblings will participate in, outside of regular school, and their costs.
- a copy of the most recent tax return for every adult who may have legal responsibility for the minor.
Please be assured that any identifying information on your personal financial information is immediately redacted upon receipt.
All fees are subject to 5% Federal Sales Tax
We are required to charge the federal Goods and Services Tax on tuition fees, etc. We do not believe that activities which improve fitness and may lead to employment should be taxed. If you agree, please let your federal political representation know your opinion on this subject. Thank you.