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2020 NBE Statistics

January 1, 2020 – May 31, 2020

National Board – Arts Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 367 272 74% 95 26%
Repeater 91 46 50.5% 45 49.5%
Total 458 318 69% 140 31% 11 469
National Board – Science Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 353 217 62% 136 38%
Repeater 147 53 36% 94 64%
Total 500 270 54% 230 46% 12
512

First Time Administration Average Scores

Arts Exam – 77
Sciences Exam – 75

Average Subsection Scores

ARTS EXAM
Funeral Directing & Arranging – 37.9/51
Funeral Service Marketing/Merchandising – 15.1/21
Funeral Service Counseling – 16.0/22
Regulatory Compliance – 25.3/36
Cemetery & Crematory Operations – 15.6/20
SCIENCES EXAM
Embalming – 41.9/58
Restorative Arts – 23.7/34
Preparation for Disposition – 21.6/31
Funeral Service Sciences – 20.4/27