for Every Body
Tuition Policies & Fees
Tuition at Second Story is payable per semester.
Tuition payments are due at the end of the first week of classes on
Your total cost, including registration fees and any discounts, will be
written down on your registration form and taken by our office staff.
Payments can be made by check, cash or with credit card through PayPal or SquareReader.
Please place your check or cash in an envelope labeled with
your first and last name, the name of the student(s) tuition being paid,
the date, and the amount enclosed.
If you choose to drop a class, we require a 30-day advance
written notice of the class(es) you wish to drop.
All tuition will still be due in full throughout
the remainder of those 30 days.
Tuition is non-refundable and cannot be refunded or credited due to
family vacations, studio closings for holidays or inclement weather,
student absences or if you choose to drop a class.
In the event of a serious injury/illness which would cause
extended absences, please speak to the studio owner
about financial arrangements.
If your child misses one of their regularly scheduled classes due to illness,
vacation, or weather cancellation, they may choose to make up the
class by attending the same style class with same level or next level down
***(Spring Session Info & Fees)***
Every student is invited to be a part of our Spring Concert!
The Spring Concert is held at a rented venue with a
stage and dressing rooms.
In the past, these venues have included Harpeth Hall, Franklin Road Academy and the Troutt Theatre at Belmont University.
Most classes will perform in our Spring Concert.
We will offer copies of the Spring Concert for purchase on DVD and
will also have a professional photographer come in to
take pictures near or at concert time.
These services are optional and pricing will be provided by
the photographer and videographer at concert time.
2019 Winter/Spring Session Tuition Rates
January 7 through – April 27
Please note: Spring break and other holidays determined by individual teacher.
Weather-related cancelations are not determined by Metro Schools,
but by road conditions and forecast for the afternoon/evening.
Classes will be canceled if severe storms or ice are present.
Check your email and SnowWatch Ch 5 for afternoon updates.
Tuition is due the first week of class.
Checks and Cash are the preferred method of payment.
But we can accept credit cards through PayPal.
We will gladly email you an invoice through PayPal that can be paid online.
A $3.00 processing fee will be added to cover PayPal fees.
Annual Registration fee is $35 per student, or 2 students for $50 - paid only once per school year.
The only other discounts are for siblings.
Siblings may add their tuition together and take off 10% of the total.
*If you aren’t able to pay tuition in one payment, please talk with Marci.*
Tuition is based on instructional time.
30 minutes: $180 one-time payment
45 minutes: $200 one-time payment
60 minutes: $220 one-time payment
1 1/4 hours: $240 one-time payment
1 1/2 hours: $260 one-time payment
1 3/4 hours: $280 one-time payment
2 hours: $300 one-time payment
2 1/4 hours: $320 one-time payment
2 1/2 hours: $340 one-time payment
2 3/4 hours: $350 one-time payment
3 hours: $360 one-time payment
3 1/4 hours: $370 one-time payment
3 1/2 hours or more: $380 one-time payment (Season Pass)
Below is a list of “instructional time” to help you calculate tuition.
Schedule is subject to changes:
The NEW Big Three 5:00 - 6:00 1 hour
Big Three – Getting Bigger! 6:00 - 7:30 1 ½ hour
Modern Technique/Contemporary 5:30 – 6:30 1 hour
Ballet / Pointe 6:30 - 8:00 1 ½ hour
Adult /Teen Beginner Tap 7:30 - 8:30 1 hour
Teen Jazz - Int 12:00 - 1:00 45 minutes
Teen Ballet – Int/Adv 1:00 - 2:30 1 ½ hour
Teen Tap - Int 2:30 - 3:30 45 minutes
Multi-Genre (Contemporary & more) 3:30 - 4:30 1 hour
Dance, Yoga & Fitness