Newport Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search

Talent Search

Talent Search

MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of Educational Talent Search is to prepare academically qualified limited income, first generation New Hampshire youth to complete secondary school and enroll in and complete a program of postsecondary education. By providing academic advising, career, college, financial literacy and financial aid information, ETS increases educational opportunities for these youth.

Click here for an explanation of what ETS does

Please email
Ms. Jenness at  with questions 


Educational Talent Search is...

  • a federally funded educational opportunity program
  • offered to eligible students at no cost
  • a way to help your student obtain the goal of attending college

A student who qualifies for this program benefits by...

  • receiving fee waivers for college admissions applications and SAT/ACT testing.
  • The average student saves about $300.
  • receiving individual attention and information on colleges, careers, financial aid, study skills, and much more.

Sarah Jenness is the ETS Academic Advisor at Newport High School.

In conjunction with the Guidance office, she works with students in grades 9-12 to explore college and career opportunities, as well as to develop skills to be successful in high school.

There are still available spots for the 2020-2021 school year! If you are interested in participating, you can fill out an application and return it to the guidance office, or contact Sarah directly for more information at

ETS Application 2021

 You can also learn more about the statewide Educational Talent Search program at
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