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2017 NBE Statistics

January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017

National Board – Arts Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 1307 989 76% 318 24%
Repeater 415 197 47% 218 53%
Total 1722 1186 69% 536 31%
40
1762
National Board – Science Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 1289 1019 79% 270 21%
Repeater 382 134 35% 248 65%
Total 1671 1153 69% 518 31%
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1709

Average Subsection Scores

ARTS EXAM
Funeral Directing – 38.9/52
Funeral Service Marketing/Merchandising – 15.8/22
Funeral Service Counseling – 17.6/23
Regulatory Compliance – 27.5/38
Cemetery & Crematory Operations – 11.9/15

SCIENCES EXAM
Embalming – 45.5/60
Restorative Arts – 27.0/38
Preparation for Disposition – 16.1/22
Funeral Service Sciences – 22.5/30