Tuition Information

The session includes approximately  32 weeks of classes.  Tuition for the entire session is divided over ten monthly payments, August-May.  Tuition rates are based on each student’s total weekly class time. Please see examples below the chart.

Student’s Total Class Hours/WeekMonthly Tuition Fee
 0.75 $44
1.0048
1.50 72
1.7584
2.00 88
2.5118
2.75126
3.00-3.5136
3.75-4.25146
4.5-4.75158
5.00+169

For instance, if your child attends…

one 45-minute class per week – Monthly tuition payment is $44

one 60-minute class per week – $48

one 45-min class and one 60-min class (1.75 hours per week) – $84  

two 60-minute classes per week- $88

three hours of class (three 1-hour or two 1.5 hour classes/wk)- $144

Family Discounts

Families with two children will have 10% deducted from the lower tuition.

Families with three children or more will receive a 10% discount off second highest tuition and 50% discount off all lower tuitions

What is included in the tuition?

Costumes are provided for all performances with no additional fees. (Dancers wear their own tights, dance shoes, and flesh colored leotard unless directed otherwise.)

 There are no fees to participate in performances.

In addition to academy performances, dancers ages 8 and older have the opportunity to perform at no additional cost with Virginia Youth Ballet (VYB) productions. Examples of VYB performances include children’s story ballets (i.e. “Peter and the Wolf,” “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves,” “The Secret Garden”), lecture demonstrations, and themed productions.