2018-2019 Tuition FAQs

OST/AFTER-SCHOOL

1. What are the hours of OST/After-School Instruction?
Our Out-Of-School (OST)/After-School program hours are from 3:00PM to 6:00PM.

2. Are martial arts lessons included in the OST/After-School Curriculum?
Yes! Daily martial arts training is a core part of the enrichment program we offer at Zhang Sah.

3. Is there an additional cost for childcare on early dismissal days?
No. Childcare is complimentary on early dismissal schooldays.

4. How will my child get from their school to the Zhang Sah education center?
We offer complimentary school pick-up for students attending area schools.

5. Are after-school snacks available for my child?
We offer complimentary after-school snacks for all children. Please alert us of any dietary restrictions.

6. Is childcare available on days when my child’s school is not open?
Please refer to our 2018-2019 calendar. Childcare on days with school closures is available at the Full Day Rate.

7. Is there a discount available on tuition if I register my child for the full school-year?
You have the option to either pay in full upon registration or you can make payments through our installment plan. There are eight scheduled installment payments for the school year: four payments for the fall program, 2 payments for the winter program and 2 payments for the spring program.

8. Is there a discount available on tuition if I register my child for the full school-year?
Yes! Our full-year prices reflect a 5% discount for a commitment for the full 2018-2019 school year if you enroll your child on or before November 15th.

9. Is there a discount available if I register my child for the full school year and I pay the tuition balance in full?
Yes! If you sign up for the full year and you pay in full, we offer an additional 5% discount. Your total discount off of the base price for tuition will be 10%

10. Do you accept CCIS for OST/after-school childcare?
Yes! We have participated with CCIS for over 10 years and we see them as a valued partner in ensuring high quality OST education.

11. What is your enrollment process?
We encourage prospective families to visit our learning centers to meet our outstanding instructors and gain a better understanding of our novel teaching methods and active programming schedule. Once you complete the application for your child(ren), we will let you know shortly thereafter if a spot is available, the date that your child can begin enrollment, and information about tuition.

12. Do you currently have a wait list?
Our wait lists for the programs we offer are constantly changing and are based on the ages of the children in the program. When you visit one of our learning facilities for a tour, please inquire about the program and age group(s) that you are interested in.

PRE-SCHOOL

1. What are the hours of pre-school instruction?
Zhang Sah’s pre-school hours of instruction are from 7:30AM to 3:30PM.

2. Are martial arts lessons included in the Pre-School Curriculum?
Yes! Daily martial arts training is a core part of the enrichment program we offer at Zhang Sah.

3. Are meals and snacks available for my child?
Yes! We offer complimentary lunch as well as morning and afternoon snacks for the children in our pre-school program. Please alert us of any dietary restrictions.

4. Is there a discount available on tuition if I register my child for the full school-year?
Yes! Our full-year prices reflect a 5% discount for a commitment for the full 2018-2019 school year if you enroll your child on or before November 15th.

5. Is there a discount available if I register my child for the full school year and I pay the tuition balance in full?
Yes! If you sign up for the full year and you pay in full, we offer an additional 5% discount. Your total discount off of the base price for tuition will be 10%.

6. Do you accept CCIS for the Zhang Sah Pre-School Program?
Yes! We have participated with CCIS for over 10 years and we see them as a valued partner in ensuring high quality OST education.

7. Is there a discount available on tuition if I register my child for the full school-year?
You have the option to either pay in full upon registration or you can make payments through our installment plan. There are eight scheduled installment payments for the school year: four payments for the fall program, 2 payments for the winter program and 2 payments for the spring program.

ZHANG SAH – MARTIAL ARTS EDUCATION PROGRAM

1. What opportunities are there for family communication and involvement?
Family engagement is important to us at Zhang Sah. We encourage family and sibling involvement and participation. Our Budo Blast newsletter informs families and students about upcoming events, opportunities to chaperone field trips, culminating events & belt test ceremonies. Our martial arts belt ceremonies are very special events that our students take great pride in and they are a great opportunity for families to celebrate their child’s achievement. We also offer a low monthly tuition rate to parents/guardians who are interested in taking adult martial arts lessons.

2. What is your holiday schedule?
Please refer to our calendar. We observe all federal holidays.

3. Do you have parking spots available for drop-off & pick-up?
Yes! There is temporary parking adjacent to our learning center.

4. Is there a family discount available if I have multiple children registered in the program?
Yes! The first sibling of your child will receive a 10% discount and any additional siblings will receive a 20% discount.

5. What credentials does Zhang Sah have?
Zhang Sah has been recognized by the state of Pennsylvania for its excellence in OST education. We currently hold a 3-Star Designation from the Keystone Stars Accreditation program, which is the 2nd highest level in the system.

6. I would like my children to participate in the Martial Arts program, but affordability is an issue for my family. How does Zhang Sah accommodate families like mine?
Zhang Sah is happy to offer a family affordability program for families that show that they meet the 235-400% FPG level requirement. For families at this level of income who enroll one or more children in the full school-year 5-day/week program at Zhang Sah, we are happy to offer a $1,100 credit toward the cost of full tuition. This discount applies to both pre-school and OST/After School care, as long as slots are available at our learning centers.

7. What is the cost of a uniform?
Uniforms are complimentary for students enrolled in the 5-day/week OST/After-School, 5-day/week summer camp, and Pre-School programs as well as the 4+ day/week lesson program (maximum of one uniform/year/student). Uniforms are available for purchase for $40/student uniform and $70/adult uniform. The cost per belt is $10 each. The price for kickboxing gloves with wraps is $30.

8. What is your cancellation policy?
Fees are based on enrollment and not on attendance. Our cancellation policy for OST childcare, pre-school childcare and martial arts lessons is as follows: we do not allow cancellation for term enrollment, as it is a commitment of benefits. To allow our organization to continue to provide top quality childcare and martial arts instruction, we do not permit refunds for amounts paid, as this would not be fair to our instructors and teachers. This policy is in alignment with martial art principle of mutual benefit, as it represents a good sustainable practice for our organization and our students’ education.

9. Do you have a referral bonus program?
Yes, if you refer a friend who becomes a new student in the OST or Pre-School Program (who has not previously studied at Zhang Sah), then we offer a $30 bonus, available as a credit to your account.

WINTER CAMP & SUMMER CAMP

1. What are the hours for camp?
Our OST/After-School program hours are from 7:30 AM to 6:00PM.

2. Are martial arts lessons included in Camp?
Yes! Daily martial arts training is a core part of the enrichment program we offer at Zhang Sah.

3. Are meals and snacks available for my child during camp sessions?
We offer complimentary lunch as well as morning and afternoon snacks for all children. Please alert us of any dietary restrictions.

4. Is there a discount available if I register my child for summer school year and I pay the balance in full?
Yes! If you sign up for summer school before April 30th and you pay in full, we offer a 5% discount.

LESSONS

1. Are martial arts lessons available on the weekends as well as on weekdays?
Yes! Please refer to our class schedule. We offer evening martial arts lessons for both children and adults on weekday evenings as well as on Saturdays. Please note that if Zhang Sah is closed on Monday, then lessons will not be offered on the Saturday prior to that Monday.

2. What discounts are available to adults who are interested in long-term membership?
We offer a 15% discount to adult students who commit to a one-year period of enrollment. For adult students who pay for this service in full at the time of enrollment, we offer an additional 5% discount.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

1. Birthday Parties
We offer on-location birthday parties for up to 15 children (ages 4+). Ask us about our exciting martial arts-themed birthday party packages!

2. Uniform Rental
For families on a time crunch, we offer martial arts uniform rental for $35/month or $5/day, which includes uniform laundering. Students who forget their Martial Arts uniform will be charged the $5/day rental fee.