REGISTRATION: A non-refundable yearly registration fee of $65 is charged for each student. The fee is charged to your credit card on file, Zelle or by check. All existing families will be charged the enrollment fee in June. Enrollment form and fee must be turned before a new student may begin lessons.
SCHOOL TERM: Yearly school term is May 28, 2023 – May 26, 2024School holidays will include: one week for Thanksgiving, two weeks for winter holidays, one week for Spring Break, one week for July Fourth. Teachers are allowed a week of personal leave taken between September 7, 2023, and April 15,2024. Each student will receive a total of 46 lessons per year which includes 8 lessons during the summer.
TUITION: Tuition is PREPAID FOR EACH MONTH by credit card, Zelle, or check. Invoices are emailed monthly to check/Zelle clients. All tuition is due by the 2nd of each month. The year’s tuition is divided into 12 equal payments. While the number of lessons varies from month to month, the monthly tuition remains unchanged. A $30 late fee will be assessed for declined credit cards or returned checks not corrected by the 10th of each month. No lessons will be allowed after 10th of the month if tuition is not paid. If an account is not paid in full after one month, the family will be notified and automatically dropped from school’s enrollment.
MAKEUP LESSONS: One makeup lesson is given during makeup week at the end of each semester when a 24 hour notice was given. No makeups are given with a last minute or less than 24 hour notice. Makeups are not carried over to the next semester. There are no makeups for a missed makeup lesson. There is no live makeup for inclement weather closing.
If the school must close due to inclement weather, lessons may be held online. We follow DISD schedule. If public and private area schools are closed due to inclement weather, then Gray School facility will also close. There are no live makeups for inclement weather closing. Your teacher will notify you if the school will be closed.
If a student has 3 unexcused absences in a row without notifying their teacher, the student will be removed from the regularly scheduled lesson appointments.
SUMMER LESSONS: We are a year-round school with lessons continuing all year. It is suggested that students take at least 8 summer lessons. Scheduling can be flexible with live and online lessons available to work around vacations and camps. Families who will be gone all or part of the summer need to fill out a Withdrawal Form available from teachers. Forms must be turned in before the 20th of the month preceding withdrawal in order not to be charged tuition again.
WITHDRAWAL: Registration is for the entire year beginning May 28, 2023 – May 26, 2024. Students who withdraw will not be refunded for lessons remaining in the month that they withdraw from. They will have the opportunity to attend the lessons for which they have paid. Withdrawal forms are available at the front desk. A 5% processing fee is charged for refunds after a late notice of withdrawal.
WAITING ROOM: No food or drinks are allowed in waiting areas. Please keep waiting areas clean. Please pick up toys before leaving the area.
CHILDREN UNDER 12
Due to facility leasing company policy, no children under the age of 10 will be allowed alone outside the school. Parents need may wait in school waiting areas or outside the front door to bring and pick up their children.