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.

  • 1136

    Students Enrolled in Grades 6-12
  • 9:1

    Student to Teacher Ratio
  • 14

    Average Class Size
  • 56%

    Students Come from Multicultural Backgrounds
  • $7.2

    Million Awarded in Financial Aid Annually
  • 25

    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

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  • Edwidge Danticat speaks to upper school students

    Haitian-American novelist shares her personal story

    Haitian-American novelist Edwidge Danticat addressed upper school students on Feb. 7 in honor of Black History Month by doing what she does best: She told stories. She described her journey from Port-au-Prince to New York City as a youth, explaining how her childhood memories, experience as an immigrant and connection to previous generations inspired and shaped her writing.
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  • Former NASA astronaut and Coconut Grove native Winston Scott

    Astronaut Winston Scott launches Black History Month at RE

    Former NASA astronaut and Coconut Grove native Winston Scott launched Ransom Everglades’ celebration of Black History Month with out-of-this-world talks to Ransom Everglades students on both campuses, telling stories about his days as an astronaut – specifically a space walker – on two space shuttle missions.
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  • Sage Dining Services employee composts vegetable scraps

    Composting tally: 10,700 lbs. in four months

    Ransom Everglades composted 10,700 lbs. of food scraps in the first four months of the 2022-23 school year. Sage Dining Services staff members have administered the program, depositing fruit and vegetable waste into new pink collection bins on both campuses. Led by Director of Environmental Sustainability Kelly Jackson, the composting is part of RE's growing commitment to operating green campuses. Food that is composted does not end up in landfills, helping to reduce harmful methane emissions.

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.