Rollins Educational Talent Search Program
1000 Holt Avenue #2758
Rollins Educational Talent Search is a federally funded Trio program through the U.S. Department of Education. This program provides college prep services to 700 middle and high school students in underserved areas of Orange and Osceola Counties. Some services include monthly school visits by a counselor, academic advisement, college prep tutorials, financial aid assistance, study skills, organizational skills, college tours, parent workshops and leadership skills.
Number of Students Served:
U.S. Department of Education
Rollins Educational Talent Search inspires Central Florida's youth to exceed expectations through academic advisement, mentoring and leadership. The goal is to close the achievement gap in our educational system and make college more accessible to all students.
1. Secondary School Persistence: 85% of non-senior participants served each project year will complete the current academic year and continue in school for the next academic year, at the next grade level. 2. Secondary School Graduation (regular secondary school diploma): 85% of seniors served during the project year will graduate during the project year with a regular secondary school diploma within the standard number of years. 3. Secondary School Graduation (rigorous secondary school program of study): 85% of seniors served during the project year will complete a rigorous secondary school program of study and will graduate during the project year with a regular secondary school diploma within the standard number of years. 4. Postsecondary Education Enrollment: 80% of participants, who have graduated with a regular secondary school diploma, during the project year, will enroll in an institution of higher education by the fall term immediately following high school graduation or will have received notification, by the fall term immediately following high school, from an institution of higher education, of acceptance but deferred enrollment until the next academic term (e.g. spring term). 5. Postsecondary Attainment: 40% of participants served during the project year, who enrolled in an institution of higher education, by the fall term immediately following high school graduation or by the next academic term (e.g. spring term) as a result of acceptance but deferred enrollment will, complete a program of postsecondary education within six years.
Academic advisement, college exploration, financial literacy and leadership
College and Postsecondary Planning:
Middle School (6-8):
High School (9-12):
Other (including military, workforce, vocational/trade school):
Black or African American:
White (Including Middle Eastern):