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 98% or graduates immediately attend college.
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.
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.
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 2018-19 students also come from China, Korea, Vietnam, Canada, Haiti, Guatemala, Qatar and Colombia.
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.
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.
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.