"ST. LOUIS PUBLIC SCHOOLS FIRE DEPARTMENT | FIRE & EMS ACADEMY"

Learning. Lifesaving. Leadership.

About the EMT Program

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Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency settings, and people’s lives often depend on their quick reaction and competent care. EMTs respond to emergency calls and care for patients while transporting them by ambulance to a hospital. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of EMTs and paramedics is expected to grow by 33 percent from 2010-2020, much faster than the average for all other occupations.

About the Firefighter Program

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Everyday in this country firefighters serve the community by responding to emergencies. These firefighters work or volunteer in communities large and small, in rural and urban settings, and offer fire protection to everything from forests to the world’s largest airports. They respond to structure fires, vehicle accidents, and emergency medical calls. Firefighters are often the first step in preventing or controlling disaster.

About Gateway STEM

Gateway STEM High School
Gateway Institute of Technology was developed in response to a court order mandating the establishment of a high technology magnet high school. The opening of Gateway Institute of Technology in August of 1992 introduced a totally new concept in education to the metropolitan St. Louis area.