Educational Talent

  Search II

  Mineral Area College

  P.O. Box 1000

  Park Hills, MO 63601

  (573) 518-2380

  (573) 518-3843 FAX


What is ETS II?

Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a federally funded program that provides information and support to help individuals achieve academic success.

The ETS programs identify and assist individuals (between 11 and 27 years of age) who have the potential to succeed in higher education.

No Cost

There is no cost to the individuals or their families to participate in any of the programs and services.

Serving Students & Adults

ETS serves students in grades 6 through 12 as well as adults under the age of 27. 

Adults served by the program must be one of the following: high school or GED graduates wishing to continue their education, persons who did not complete high school wishing to obtain a high school equivalency certificate or high school diploma, or persons who left a college or vocational training program before completion and wish to resume their education.

Services and Programs

ETS offers a variety of services to prepare individuals for post-secondary, educational success.

Student Services

Academic Advising

Interest Inventories

Career Counseling


College Awareness

Financial Aid Workshops

Assistance with College Admissions Applications

College Fair Visits

College Campus Tours

MAC Computer Lab and Library Access

Scholarship Information

Study Skills

Test Taking Strategies

ACT Preparation

ACT Practice Test

Cultural Trips



Team Building

Art Exhibits

Historical Sites

Natural History & Ecology

St. Louis Symphony

Other Services Offered

ACT Fee Waiver (2 per student)

College Admissions Fee Waiver

PLAN Test Reimbursement

COMPASS Exam Fee Waiver


Reaching goals doesn't have to be a solo effort.  ETS II is here to help.  Enjoy a bright future with Educational Talent Search II!