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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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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RE at a Glance

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  • 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

Recent News and Events

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  • Students for Solar - Wirth Munroe '22, Daniel Stancioff '23, Julian Stancioff '22 and Madison Munroe '22 - flip the switch to start the solar power in the gymnasium

    RE flips the switch on new solar panels

    The four Ransom Everglades students who pushed for the installation of a huge solar array on the school’s gymnasium roof squeezed into the gym’s control room on May 17 and flipped a large red switch, officially starting the flow of solar energy.

    Moments later, Ransom Everglades Head of School Penny Townsend watched a solar meter projected on a large screen in the gymnasium sharing some great news: in the mid-day sun, the panels were collecting nearly twice as much energy as the building could use at that moment.
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  • Felipe De Cardenas '22, Overall Outstanding Athlete

    Top athletes and seniors recognized at Upper School Sports Celebration

    Felipe de Cardenas ’22 and Kathryn Serra ’23 were named Ransom Everglades’ Overall Outstanding Athletes for 2021-22 and 12 other student-athletes received major awards at the Upper School Sports Celebration on May 16. The school also celebrated 15 seniors planning to pursue sports in college and recognized every upper school sports team and senior student-athlete at the event that drew several hundred athletes and guests to the Lewis Family Auditorium.

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  • Salutatorian Nikhil Kumar ’22

    Seniors start graduation week with send-off

    Ransom Everglades seniors began a week of revelry with a Baccalaureate/Senior Send-off on May 15 that included a series of celebratory events that stretched across campus. The festivities for seniors and their parents opened in the Lewis Family Auditorium with speeches and a senior video, continued into the Miller Quad for the traditional senior brick laying, and concluded in the Anderson gymnasium with a buffet dinner.

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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.