2021-2022   School Financial  Policies

                                                     Tuition

    West County School of Music has 4 semesters (47 weeks) per year.  

    Fall, Winter, Spring semesters have 12 working weeks. 

    Summer semester has 11 working weeks.

    Tuitions is assessed according to the length of lessons:

    30 min. lessons are $390 

    45 min. lessons are $585 

    60 min. lessons are $780 per semester

    Tuition is paid by semester or by three installments during the semester. 

    Tuition may be paid by check or cash, or Zelle.

    Please make your choice when registering your student:

           - By semester or year

           - By 3 installments during each semester (monthly)

     Payments are due before or on the 1st of each month.  

     Payments are considered delinquent if not paid by the 10th of the month.

     The late fee of $25 per family will be assessed if payments are received after the 10th.

    Tuition is NOT prorated unless a student is registered for a class after it has begun.

                                     Enrollment / Registration Fees

     Enrollment/Registration Fees of $35 per student or $50 per family (multiple students) 

     will reserve your student’s position in the class and with your teacher.

     Registration Fees are not refundable and are charged once a year.

     Registration Fees are due on or before August 1.

                                                   Attendance 

     Regular attendance is extremely important for your student’s success.

     No refunds will be issued for missed classes.

     Notify your teacher as much in advance as possible if you miss your class.

     Make-up classes are not guaranteed due to the heavy schedule of teachers.

     If a student is not able to attend a lesson, siblings or parents may take a class instead.

                                         Recitals / Examinations 

     All our recitals are free of charge and are held at the Steinway Gallery.

     There will be a $30.00 fee per student for Progressive Evaluation Exams.