Students are assigned to classes according to their age as of September 30 each year. During the first 3 weeks of class, students are evaluated on skill level and progress. If a teacher feels it would benefit a child’s individual needs to be placed in another class, you will be notified. Students often remain in the same dance level for multiple years as some levels require more than one year to master. Students who remain in the same class from one year to the next are always provided new class material and challenges to refine their skills.