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Daytona State College Talent Search

  • Daytona State College Talent Search
  • 1200 West International Speedway Blvd.
  • Daytona Beach, FL 32114
  • (386) 506-3459

Program Description

Daytona State College, in partnership with the School District of Volusia & Flagler Counties, will serve 500 middle and high school students each year in 16 target schools through the U.S. Department of Education Talent Search program.

TRiO Educational Talent Search is a federally funded program offered through Daytona State College in partnership with Volusia and Flagler County schools. Educational Talent Search provides academic, career and financial counseling to eligible middle and high school students and encourages them to graduate from high school and pursue their post-secondary education. Educational Talent Search also encourages persons who have not completed education programs at the secondary or post-secondary level to enter or re-enter and complete post-secondary education.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants
  • Science, tech, engineering, & math (STEM)


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 250
  • Middle School: 250
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Between 50% and 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 84%