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 RE's 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.

  • 1168

    Students Enrolled in Grades 6-12
  • 10:1

    Student to Teacher Ratio
  • 15

    Average Class Size
  • 59%

    Students Identify as Multicultural
  • $8.3

    Million Awarded in Financial Aid Annually
  • 25

    Varsity Sport Teams
  • 55+

    Courses in the Performing and Visual Arts
  • 60+

    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

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  • Chicago, W-F Edition

    RE upper school drama program sets a high bar with Chicago

    RE drama students are so talented and accomplished they needed two separate casts for the upper school spring production of Chicago on April 10-13. From the magnificent leads – Gabrielle Lieberman '24, Jaerla Sajous '25, Emma Holtzman '24, Lucia Soto '24, Henry Berler '25 and Armando Segrera '25 – to the brilliant supporting roles and staging, the production made the Lewis Family Auditorium indistinguishable from a Broadway theater. The four performances drew large crowds and showcased the incredible depth and sophistication of drama at Ransom Everglades.

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  • RE mathletes

    Middle school math team finishes second in the state

    Ransom Everglades' middle school math team wrapped up an incredible season with a second-place finish in the 2024 Florida Mathcounts State Competition in Orlando March 29 as Daniel Li '28 finished third individually. Li became the first-ever RE middle schooler to qualify for the national championship, and coach Jess Merrick was named coach of the national team. RE's Joshie Khohayting '28 finished eighth overall, and Alex Tevelow '28 and Maxie Wu '28 each finished in the top 25 percent of competitors. Alternate Sofiya Dewan '29 also excelled, supporting the performance.
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  • OBODOS 2024 author J.C. Cervantes talks about The Storm Runner and her other books

    One Book One Day One School returns for The Storm Runner and author J.C. Cervantes

    Students at Ransom Everglades welcomed a bestselling author to the middle school and spent a school day immersed in activities related to her book during the annual One Book One Day One School (OBODOS) event on April 4. Students read The Storm Runner in advance of OBODOS, then enjoyed a book signing and assembly with author J.C. Cervantes along with a host of activities connected to themes in the book.
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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.