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Metric Five


Metric 5: Pass Rates on National Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN)

Achieving a passing score on NCLEX-RN is required for certification as an RN in the State of Georgia. The Georgia Board of Nursing expects that institutions providing Nursing programs in the State of Georgia will maintain a minimum annual NCLEX-RN pass rate of 80%. The data below shows the average pass rate for SGSC Nursing students over the most recent three-year period.  

 NCLEX-RN Pass Rates   SGSC Georgia National
2019 97.87 90.85 88.18
2020 95 89.09 86.57
2021 95 87.91 82.8
3-Year Average 96.58 89.2 87.54
Source: Georgia Board of Nursing


Analysis and Evaluation of Metric 5

The NCLEX-RN pass rate data shows that for every year reported; the SGSC average pass rate has exceeded the Georgia and national rates. The SGSC three-year average of 95.99 is exceptional compared to the Georgia average of 88.54 and the national average of 84.36. SGSC aims to meet a pass rate goal of 95.00 each year.