Totino-Grace

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FAQ

When are important admissions dates?

Click HERE to see important admissions dates for the 2017-18 school year.

How do I apply to TG?

Click HERE for details on the application process.

What is the tuition?

For 2017-18 tuition is $14,700 with a $300 Enrollment Fee and $400 Technology Fee
For 2018-19 tuition is $15,140 with a $300 Enrollment Fee and $400 Technology Fee. 
(Please note, International Students pay a $1,000 Enrollment Fee).

How can I justify spending money on high school when I should be saving for college?

Studies show that the impact and value of a secondary education on the intellect and character of a young person far exceed that of a college education and are more enduring. Our hope is that Totino-Grace graduates will have greater college choices as well as the maturity and motivation to take full advantage of what college has to offer them. Currently, 100% of TG students graduate and 95% or graduates immediately attend college.

Is financial aid available?

Yes, over 40% of our students receive need-based financial aid. In addition to financial grants, we offer opportunities for students to participate in work study to earn money toward tuition and the Eagle Foundation, where both parents and students can work for tuition dollars. Click HERE to learn more.

Where do TG students attend college?

95% of TG students immediately attend college. Click HERE to view a list of where recent TG graduates are attending college.

What about sports and activities?

We encourage all students to participate in more than one of our many offerings, including student organizations, sports, clubs, diversity groups and fine arts. Emphasis is put on participation. Most freshman teams do not cut. 94% of our students participate in one or more co-curriculars each year. There are no participation fees for sports.

What schools do students come from?

Students enter TG from over 100 Minnesota schools. Students apply and are accepted from public, private, charter and Montessori schools. In addition, TG has international students from all over the world. For 2017-18, students also come from China, Korea, Vietnam, Canada, Haiti Qatar and Colombia.

What is the uniform?

Uniform shirts come in a variety of styles and colors. All uniform shirts have the Totino-Grace logo and can be ordered through a local vendor. Students are required to wear pants that are khaki or navy in color. Pants can be bought anywhere.  Click HERE for more detailed information about the TG uniform and the supplier.

What are the school day hours?

7:30 am to 2:15 pm

What classes do you offer?

Totino-Grace is a Catholic comprehensive college-preparatory high school in the LaSallian tradition. Click HERE for more details about our academic offerings.

What is your student/teacher ratio?

13:1

What is your average class size?

22

How many students are enrolled at TG?

735+

What computer is a student issued?

MacBook Air Laptop

What happens if I have problems with my computer?

If a student has problems with their computer, they visit The Nest, our technology support office.

What if I'm not Catholic?

85 percent of our students identify as Catholic. However, Totino-Grace welcomes students of all faith traditions.

What does it mean to be a LaSallian school?

We educate in the Holy Presence of God, striving for excellence by instilling Gospel values in all we do and by inspiring academic and spiritual growth. We believe that teachers and staff stand in a providential and grace-filled relationship with students. Totino-Grace students benefit form the witness of a caring, concerned, and dedicated faculty, administration and staff. We are committed to create and sustain respectful human relationships in community. Within such a setting, Totino-Grace seeks to challenge it's students to serve others, especially the poor, and to deepen a sense of responsibility in the world community. We seek to serve and embrace students with varied academic needs and diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds and do so in partnership with families and all those who are committed to living the LaSallian mission.

What is the LaSallian Youth Program?

400 participants and over 16,000 after school service and mission trip hours each year. Click HEREto learn more.

Is there transportation?

Click HERE to learn about transportation. Students can also drive and park in the school parking lot. There is no parking fee to park in the lot.

Where is TG located?

TG is located just 3/4 of a mile from Hwy 694 and Hwy 65 at 1350 Gardena Ave NE, Fridley. Click HERE for a map view.

What about the food?

Totino-Grace offers a breakfast, lunch and after school snack for purchase. Most of our students will tell you the food is the best of any school they have attended. We also have world famous chocolate chip cookies. Students have 30 minutes for lunch. To ensure the safety of our students during the day, students are not allowed off-campus during their lunch or open periods.

Do you accept international students?

Yes, we welcome the cultural exchange offered by international students and strongly support cultivating relationships among youth from the widest possible array of national and cultural backgrounds. This year alone we have students from China, Korea, Mexico, and Vietnam.

Who can I contact with questions?

Contact the Totino-Grace Admissions team at admissions@totinograce.org or 763-586-6316.

Contact the Admissions Office

Shari Nichols
Director of Enrollment and International Students
763-586-6316

Emily Sharockman
Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid
763-586-6323

Gabby Schauer
Admissions Assistant
763-571-9116 ext. 324

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