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2016 NBE Statistics

January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016

National Board – Arts Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 1336 991 74% 345 26%
16
1352
Repeater 443 183 41% 260 59%
16
456
Total 1779 1174 66% 605 34%
32
1811
National Board – Science Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 1336 1024 77% 312 23%
14
1350
Repeater 398 122 31% 276 69%
14
412
Total 1734 1146 66% 588 34%
28
1762

Average Subsection Scores

ARTS EXAM
Funeral Directing – 73
Funeral Service Marketing/Merchandising – 73
Funeral Service Counseling – 75
Regulatory Compliance – 69
Cemetery & Crematory Operations – 76

SCIENCES EXAM
Embalming – 73
Restorative Arts – 70
Preparation for Disposition – 71
Funeral Service Sciences – 83