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2020 NBE Statistics

January 1, 2020 – October 31, 2020

National Board – Arts Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 1094 817 75% 277 25%
Repeater 263 131 50% 132 50%
Total 1357 948 70% 409 30% 31 1388
National Board – Science Examination Total Tested Pass

# %
Fail

# %
Absent

#
Total Number
First Time 1058 685 65% 373 35%
Repeater 393 143 36% 250 64%
Total 1451 828 57% 623 43% 28
1479

First Time Administration Average Scores

Arts Exam – 77
Sciences Exam – 76

Average Subsection Scores

ARTS EXAM
Funeral Directing & Arranging – 38.2/51
Funeral Service Marketing/Merchandising – 15.3/21
Funeral Service Counseling – 16.1/22
Regulatory Compliance – 25.4/36
Cemetery & Crematory Operations – 15.5/20
SCIENCES EXAM
Embalming – 42.1/58
Restorative Arts – 23.8/34
Preparation for Disposition – 21.9/31
Funeral Service Sciences – 20.7/27