All Professional Program students are required to earn a high school diploma. Students must enroll in nontraditional academic classes unless a high school diploma has been completed. 

Houston Ballet Academy does not provide an accredited program for the completion of high school, although an education coordinator is available to assist students with their completion of high school through the many online and correspondence programs available. Students who have not completed their high school education and are under 18 years old are required to participate in Study Hall. The Study Hall fee is $275 per semester.

Foreign students may be required to take ESL (English as a Second Language) class provided by the Houston Ballet Academy. The ESL fee is $275 per semester.