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Policies & Procedures

 

Due to the increasing number of students and insurance guidelines, the following Policies and Procedures have been established for the safety of every individual. 

Studio

  • Arrival -   2-3 minutes prior to class start time
  • Pick up - must be present at end of class time 
    • Should an unforeseen event arise that causes a parent to be later than 10 minutes in picking up, school must be notified.  For the safety of the student, he/she will be sent to Irock Continuum to await parent arrival and a small fee will be applied to your account.  (See iRock Continuum for complete info)
  • Missed classes are not made up. 
  • Parking Lot – please do not block the Drop Off lane in front of the building.  Exercise extreme caution.
  • All communication is sent via email-check regularly. 
  • Studio Holidays - Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving week, Christmas Holiday and Spring Break week.
  • Enrollment pro-rates are based on 1st and 15th - if enrolled on  the first or second week of month, full tuition is due.  If enrolled on  the third, fourth or fifth week of month, half tuition is due.

Dropping a Class
Our main Season runs September-May and is broken into 2 sessions. As stated on the Registration Form, commitment is for the entirety of the session. Although we hate see anyone leave, we understand schedules sometimes change. In short, commitment is for Sept-Dec, then Jan-May. Should you need to drop a class, tuition remains due through end of session. Email written request to drop a class. Please know transferring to a different class or day is always a option.

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Tuition Policies

  • Registration Fee - $50 
  • Group Classes - Tuition is based on time and disciplines taught. 
    • 30-minute group classes are $60.00 per month.  45-minute group classes are $75 per month. 60-minute classes are $95 per month.
  • Some months have 5 weeks, as a courtesy we teach all 5 weeks to compensate for March's Spring Break holiday, bad weather days and unavoidable circumstances (no electricity, etc.)
  • ALL fees/tuition is due the 1st of each month. Dlspa uses a contactless, secure online Auto Pay system on the first of each month. Auto-pay selection is located under Payments and must be selected. Receipts are sent via email. Should tuition not be paid by the 10th, a $15.00 Late Fee will be charged to the account.
  • Trial Class - Group drop-in rate is $30. 
  • Discounts - Multiple class discounts begin with 3 classes within a family are taken.   10% discount for 3-4 classes are taken within a family and 15% at 5 classes or more..
  • Should any payment be returned for insufficient funds, a $35 charge will be assessed.
  • ***Tuition, registration and recital fees are non-refundable***

 

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Recital Fees

- Dlspa, in partnership with the City of Mont Belvieu, presents a Christmas celebration the first weekend in December and  annual recitals are held in May.

Recital Fee is covered with full tuition in November, December and May and helps to cover cost of technical support and equipment rental. Full tuition is due with the following class schedule:

  • November - attend 3 classes
  • December - attend 2 classes
  • May - rehearsals and show
  • All enrollments after December 1st will have a Recital Fee of $60 per class assessed and must be paid upon enrollment.  
  • May tuition is due for all students, both participating and  non-participating in recital.

Recital Costumes
There is an additional charge for recital costumes.. The average cost of is between $100 and $130 and purchased through SHOP DLSPA. Costumes must be ordered by January 15th, but no later than February 15th.  Alterations are responsibility of parent or guardian. When in doubt, SIZE UP.

 

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Class Requirements

Classes are progressive so please make every effort to attend class.  When excessive classes are missed, private class(es) may be requested by the instructor to catch up the student. Make-up classes are not offered.

Due to Covid 19 in an effort to minimize contact, Required Materials may have changed to include:

  • DRUM - drumsticks, and home practice pad
  • GUITAR/UKULELE students must have instrument, binder with paper, pencil/pen and sheet protectors
  • PIANO - binder with paper, pencil/pen and sheet protectors, and syllabus, purchased through SHOP DLSPA
  • DANCE -attire requirements/purchases are located through SHOP DLSPA
  • Other requirements as needed as discussed in class

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IROCK CONTINUUM - DLSPA'S AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

DLSPA’S IROCK CONTINUUM (IC) - $60 WEEKLY or $20 DAILY DROP IN

IROCK CONTINUUM normal, daily schedule:

Bus drop-off – 5:00 PM – Snack time and unwind

You may send a snack and drink. 

5:00-6:00 PM – Homework Hour

Certified, local schoolteachers are scheduled Monday-Thursday to assist with homework.  On Fridays, time will be given for homework, reading, drawing, etc., however since most do not have homework, a certified schoolteacher will not be scheduled. 

6:00-7:00 PM – Active Play

Our brand new Open-Concept Flex Room will allow students to play, relax, read or use their own tablets* or smart phones* (provided by parent/guardian) until picked up. *Sole responsibility of electronic devices will be on the student.  Neither DLSPA or IC will take any responsibility of electronic devise or their care. Sharing of electronic devices, tablets, and phones will not be allowed with other students.*

Early Release Days –

We follow the same schedule with the inclusion of a fun demonstration, various activities and arts!   Additional fees will apply.

 

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

REGISTRATION/ENROLLMENT:

Complete and acknowledge Registration Form online at dlspa.net. Be sure to update all emergency information as needed, including your address, all contact info, e-mail address, and any changes in your child’s medical information.

EMERGENCY INFORMATION:

IC must have Emergency contacts: Person who generally knows the whereabouts of the parent(s)/guardian(s). Authorized pick-up: Persons authorized to pick-up student. Physician’s info, known allergies or medical conditions.

HEALTH of CHILDREN:

If student is not well enough for school, do not send to IC. Should student begin to run fever, parent will be notified to arrange pick up.

MEDICATION: iRock Continuum does not administer medicine.

REGISTRATION FEE:

Upon enrollment, a non-refundable $50.00 registration fee per family must be paid via credit card on file upon enrollment. For IC, the registration fee is charged annually per family. Should you un-enroll and return, an additional registration fee will be due.

SUPPLY FEE:A nominal supply fee of $30.00 is charged twice a year – August and February. For ongoing drop-ins, a discounted supply fee of $15.00 will be charged.

TUITION:

All fees and tuition due for IC must be paid via credit card on file with Auto Deduct selected.   Should there be a problem with your credit card, new card info must be input within 24 hours of payment due or may result in the termination of services. RECEIPTS ARE EMAILED. Tuition is $60.00 weekly, charged on the first Monday of each week, via credit card on file with Auto Deduct. You may choose to pay ahead.

PART-TIME DROP-IN:

Part time Drop-in Tuition may be a student who attends class/classes at Dlspa and would like the option of iRock Continuum on those days, if room. Cost is $20.00 per day and will be charged to account.  Credit card must be on file with auto deduct payment.

UNEXPECTED DROP-IN:

Unexpectedly, a student may need to attend IC.  This service is offered, if class isn’t full.  The $20.00 fee is due prior to student arrival.  Parent must go online to dlspa.net and enroll as Drop-in.  An email will notify DLSPA of your student’s arrival.

ABSENCES, SICK DAYS AND VACATIONS:

Full week tuition is charged should your child attend any portion of the week, or not at all to hold your student’s place.

WITHDRAWING YOUR CHILD: If you need to withdraw your child, a two-week written notice is required.

TERMINATION OF SERVICES:

We are is concerned for the welfare and safety of all students and staff. At all times, we reserve the right to discontinue the child’s enrollment or terminate services as deemed necessary at the sole discretion of Dlspa’s IC management staff, with or without notice.

HOURS OF OPERATION AND HOLIDAYS:

Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, Bus drop-off - 7:00 pm. Parents must pick-up their student by 7:00 PM. DLSPA iRock Continuum is closed Labor Day, Thanksgiving week,  2 weeks at Christmas, and Spring Break. 

LATE PICKUP:

iRock Continuum ends promptly at 7:00 PM. Any student not picked up by 7:05 PM – 7:15 pm will automatically be charged a  $20.00 late fee. An additional fee of $10.00 every 5 minutes will also be applied from 7:16 PM – 7:30 pm. If you find that you are going to be delayed, please notify IC immediately-late fees will still apply. Proper authorities will be notified if any child remains at the facility after 7:30 PM without notification.

RELEASE OF STUDENT:

Student will only be released to a legal parent/guardian or persons authorized by the parent/guardian. Those authorized will be required to present state issued Photo ID until person is recognizable by DLSPA iRock Continuum staff. Please advise all authorized for pick-up a PHOTO ID will be required. Should a person other than those listed will pick up, a written authorization via email must be received prior from parent/guardian. This person will be required to present a State issued PHOTO ID.

If there is a custody agreement or protective order in place for your student, please provide iRock Continuum with a certified copy of such court orders. If proper documentation is not in the child’s file, we are obligated to release the child to parent/guardian.

 

 


Dencie Lee School of Performing Arts

15225 Interstate 10
Baytown Tx 77523

p. (281) 802-7514
e. dencie@dlspa.net