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EMS Program Performance

EMS program outcomes for pass rates, paramedic retention, and job placement.

NREMT Pass Rate

EMT Basic

Three-Year Average:
1st quarter 2015 through February 2019  
Attempted 830
First Attempt Pass 73%
Cumulative Pass within Three Attempts 85%
Failed All Six Attempts 0%
Eligible for Retest 6%
Did not Complete within Two Years 9%

Advanced EMT

Three-Year Average:
1st quarter 2015 through February 2019  
Attempted 263
First Attempt Pass 67%
Cumulative Pass within Three Attempts 85%
Cumulative Pass within Six Attempts 86%
Failed All Six Attempts 1%
Eligible for Retest 5%
Did Not Complete within Two Years 8%

Paramedic

Three-Year Average:
1st quarter 2015 through February 2019  
Attempted 84
First Attempt Pass 100%
Cumulative Pass within Three Attempts 100%
Cumulative Pass within Six Attempts 100%
Failed All Six Attempts 0%
Eligible for Retest 0%
Did Not Complete within Two Years 0%

Paramedic Retention

Graduation Year

2018

2017

2016

Total Number of Students in this Class

21

28
(2 repeats)

45

Graduates

19

16

22

Number Dropped Out (attrition)

2

5

3

Number Failed

2

8

17

Rate of Attrition

10%

43%

44%

Rate of Retention

3-Year Average: 67%

90%

57%

56%

Job Placement

BASIC EMT
Graduation Year: 2015-2016

Certificates Awarded

487

Total Responses

382

Response Rate

78%

Seeking Employment

6

Continuing Education Only

284

Employed, Non-Training Related and
Continuing Education

14

Employed, Non-Training Related

18

Employed, Training Related 

25

Percentage of Respondents Continuing Education

87%

Percentage of Respondents Employed

24%

Percentage of Employed in Training Related Fields

16%

Minimum Hourly Training-Related Pay

$8.75

ADVANCED EMT
Graduation Year: 2015-2016

Certificates Awarded

89

Total Responses

82

Response Rate

92%

Continuing Education Only

57

Employed, Non-Training Related and 
Continuing Education

2

Employed, Training Related and 
Continuing Education

14

Employed, Non-Training Related

0

Employed, Training Related 

9

Percentage of Respondents Continuing Education

89%

Percentage of Respondents Employed

30%

Percentage of Employed in Training Related Fields

28%

Minimum Hourly Training-Related Pay

$8.75

Paramedic

Graduation Year 2017 2016 2015
Total Number of Students in Class 28
(2 repeated)
45 37
Graduates 16 22 28
Number of Graduates Employed 16 20 27
Number of Graduates Continuing Education or Serving in the Military, but NOT Employed 0 0 1
Total Positive Placement 100 91 93