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2020 NBE Statistics

January 1, 2020 – August 31, 2020

National Board – Arts Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 800 605 76% 195 24%
Repeater 184 91 50.5% 93 49.5%
Total 984 696 71% 288 29% 23 1007
National Board – Science Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 754 492 65% 262 35%
Repeater 278 97 35% 181 65%
Total 1032 589 57% 443 43% 22
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First Time Administration Average Scores

Arts Exam – 77
Sciences Exam – 76

Average Subsection Scores

ARTS EXAM
Funeral Directing & Arranging – 38.3/51
Funeral Service Marketing/Merchandising – 15.3/21
Funeral Service Counseling – 16.1/22
Regulatory Compliance – 25.5/36
Cemetery & Crematory Operations – 15.5/20
SCIENCES EXAM
Embalming – 42.1/58
Restorative Arts – 23.9/34
Preparation for Disposition – 21.9/31
Funeral Service Sciences – 20.7/27