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The School of Fashion Design

Phone: (617) 536-9343 136 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02116 http://www.schooloffashiondesign.org


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Description

The School of Fashion Design is a private, non-profit, co-educational institution. They maintain a Day School Senior Certificate Curriculum, Extension Division Designer's Line Diploma Tutorial, Extension Division, Junior Certificate Program, Summer School, a Prep Program (for high school junior and senior students) and Senior Standby and SFD Alumni Audit Programs. The School was founded in 1934 and was incorporated in 1955 in Massachusetts. They employ 12 people. Mr. Robert Rutkauskas is the President of the company and Mr. James Hannon is the Director. Any questions or problems should be directed to the attention of Mr. Hannon.


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Reason for Rating

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Factors that raised the rating for The School of Fashion Design include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

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0 Customer Reviews on The School of Fashion Design
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 19, 2005 Business started: 01/01/1934 in MA Business incorporated 01/01/1955 in MA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Massachusetts Department of Education
75 Pleasant Street , Malden MA 02148-5023
http://www.doe.mass.edu
Phone Number: 781-338-3300 or TTY: 800-439-2370
Fax Number: 617-388-3394
ata@doe.edu

Massachusetts Department of Education: Office of Certification
75 Pleasant Street , Malden MA 02148-9140
http://www.doe.mass.edu/educators/
Phone Number: (781)338-3000 or TTY:(800) 439 2370
Fax Number: 781-388-3391

Type of Entity

Corporation

Business Management
Mr. Robert Rutkauskas, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Robert Rutkauskas, President
Number of Employees

12

Business Category

SCHOOLS-TRADE Other Technical and Trade Schools (NAICS: 611519)

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Customer Review Experience Value
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Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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