At Ransom Everglades, every day is An Exploration

The Ransom Everglades Journey

Learning at RE is a continuous exploration. It is guided by each student’s curiosity and encouraged by master faculty. RE students learn to ask hard questions, think critically and collaborate across disciplines. They benefit from a nearly 120-year tradition of experiential learning, the school’s breathtaking location on Biscayne Bay, and cutting-edge facilities and pedagogies.
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RE at a Glance

List of 8 items.

  • 1121

    Students Enrolled in Grades 6-12
  • 9:1

    Student to Teacher Ratio
  • 14

    Average Class Size
  • 56%

    Students Identify as Multicultural
  • $7.3

    Million Awarded in Financial Aid Annually
  • 24

    Varsity Sport Teams
  • 60+

    Courses in the Performing and Visual Arts
  • 50

    Student Led/Faculty Supported Interest Affinity Groups

The RE Identity:
Who We Are

Ransom Everglades students care about their communities and the environment. They are proud to serve the underserved, protect the endangered and stand up for justice. They value integrity and inclusion. When they enter the world, they are global citizens, fully equipped to solve challenging problems and, in the words of founder Paul Ransom, leave the world better than they find it.
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Recent News and Events

List of 3 news stories.

  • Rob DePriest '86

    RE hires former FBI agent and alum as Director of Security

    Robert E. DePriest ’86, a former FBI Crisis Management Coordinator and Special Agent, has been appointed Director of Security at Ransom Everglades, announced Interim Head of School Rachel Rodriguez on July 15. DePriest, who most recently served as Senior Director of Security at the Pine Crest School, will commence work before the start of the classes on August 22.
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  • Gus Palacios with Kennedy Hagen ’24, Gabriela Martinez ’24,  Maya Karai ’24, Theo Valles Picon ’24 and recent grads Dominique Smith ’22 and Kerryn Xu ’22

    RE science team travels to Fiji for summer expedition

    Six upper school students and two recent RE graduates traveled to Fiji on a biodiversity field expedition June 10-28 that enabled them to conduct research and work alongside world-renowned scientists while attending college-level lectures and enjoying a cultural and natural-world immersion.
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  • RE's top-10 teams in Public Forum

    RESD among the top 20 programs in the nation

    Ransom Everglades' speech and debate team was named one of the top 20 programs in the nation at the 2022 National Speech & Debate Tournament in Louisville, Ky., June 12-17 as five students earned top-10 finishes in their events: Noah Gold '22 and Zach Marcus '22 finished eighth in Public Forum; Ceci Granda-Scott '22 and Nicole Rodriguez '22 claimed 10th in Public Forum; and Andre Joseph '22 earned 10th speaker of the tournament honors in World Schools Debate.
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Take the Next Steps

Students at Ransom Everglades get comfortable stepping outside of their comfort zones, and learn to love the adventures every day at Ransom Everglades brings. They experience the exhilaration of discovery and make friends for life while accomplishing goals beyond their wildest imagination. 

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Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.