Junior Division Frequently Asked Questions
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Can my child take open classes in the Professional Division?
No, students under the age of 16 cannot participate in professional level classes, regardless of their years of training or proficiency.
Does my child have to take all of the classes assigned to him/ her?
Yes! Because the Junior Division Program is curriculum based, students must participate in every class assigned to his or her level in order to meet the requirements to advance to the next level.
Does my child have to attend classes on Saturdays? Weekdays?
All Junior Division Students must attend all of the classes assigned to their level.
How much is the tuition?
Tuition fees are based on the level and program in which the student is placed. Please see Tuition and Fees in the Junior Division area of the website.
Are there scholarships?
Yes, intermediate and advanced students between the ages of 15-17 may audition for a scholarship during the school year and in the summer. The audition dates and times are listed on the Junior Division calendar.
What day and time would my child's classes take place?
Class schedules are based on student placement and class levels.
Can students try a class? (Sample class)
Students are not allowed to sample a class. Anyone participating in Junior Division classes must be enrolled in the Junior Division program.
Do I have to participate in all 5 weeks of the summer program?
Can my child take only the Tap class or the West African or the Modern?
No, students must participate in the full curriculum of classes assigned to their level. There are no open classes available in the Junior Division.
How will the placement of my child be determined?
The placement of Junior Division students is determined by their proficiency in ballet.
Who do I contact if I need answers to other questions not mentioned here?
Email the Junior Division Coordinator or call 212-405-9143.