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Turning Winds Academic Institute

Additional Locations

Phone: (800) 845-1380 View Additional Phone Numbers 6885 Bauman St, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805

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Turning winds Academic Institute is a licensed therapeutic boarding school for struggling teens.  We provide therapeutic and academic services to teens throughout the entire United States.  Turning Winds Academic Institute Is also a SEVIS approved school and accepts international enrollments.  In Addition to being a licensed therapeutic program with a full clinical team, Turning Winds Academic Institute is a nationally accredited and recognized private school with a full teaching staff.  Our services are for teens struggling emotionally, behaviorally, or academically.

BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

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Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that affect the rating for Turning Winds Academic Institute include:

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

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

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

2 Customer Reviews on Turning Winds Academic Institute
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 2
Total Customer Reviews 2

Additional Information

BBB file opened: April 10, 2008 Business started: 10/15/2002 in ID Business started locally: 10/15/2002 Business incorporated 10/15/2002 in ID
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:

Idaho Secretary of State
700 West Jefferson Room E205, Boise ID 83720
Phone Number: 208-334-2300

Montana Secretary of State
State Capital 2nd Floor Room 260, Helena MT 59601
Phone Number: 406-444-2034

Department of Labor & Industry
1805 Prospect Ave, Helena MT 59624
Phone Number: 406-444-2840

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Carl S Baisden, Director Mr. John Baisden, Director Mr. John Baisden Jr., Director Mr. Owen Basiden, Director
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Carl S Baisden, Director
Principal: Mr. John Baisden Jr., Director
Principal: Mr. John Baisden, Director
Principal: Mr. Owen Basiden, Director
Business Category

Boarding Houses Marriage, Family, Child, Individual Counselors

Method(s) of Payment
Cashiers Check, Visa, Master Card, American Express, and with prior approval personal checks.
Refund and Exchange Policy
Turning Winds Academic Institute has a strict no refund policy.  However, Turning Winds Academic Institute does consider each situation individually and takes into consideration all circumstances before making each financial decision.
Alternate Business Names
Family Solutions Network, Inc. Turning Winds

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Turning Winds Academic Institute has received 3.68 out of 5 stars based on 2 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of A+.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

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

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.