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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  • Renee Fonseca '25 and Eve Zhou '24

    Two RE artists win national recognition in 2024 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

    Renee Fonseca '25 and Eve Zhou '24 received national gold medals in the 2024 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards annual competition that attracted more than 340,000 submissions from around the nation. Fonseca was recognized for her ceramic piece, "Falling Apart at the Seams," and Zhou won for "Miracles" in the Personal Essay/Memoir category. Both received Gold Keys in the regional competition and are eligible for national exhibitions, publication and scholarship opportunities.

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  • Greg Siegler surrounded by his self-described

    RE honors newest faculty emeriti Greg Siegler and Henry Stavisky '85

    Ransom Everglades’ professional community celebrated the storied careers of retiring faculty members Greg Siegler, who is departing after 37 years, and Henry Stavisky ’85, who is retiring after 25, during an emotional end-of-year ceremony at the Lewis Family Auditorium on June 7 that included other awards and recognitions. Colleagues lauded the two legendary mathematics and computer science teachers for their extraordinary contributions in the classroom and throughout the school community.
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  • The Class of 2024

    Ransom Everglades sends off the Class of 2024 with wit and wisdom

    Ransom Everglades sent off the Class of 2024 with a commencement ceremony on May 24 that featured wit, wisdom and a challenge. Noted Miami author and humorist Dave Barry, a former RE parent, provided a mix of hilarious anecdotes and practical advice during his commencement address, and Joshua Williams '18 offered a challenge to the Class of 2024 after receiving the 2024 Founders’ Alumni Award for Distinguished Service to the Community. The namesake of the Joshua’s Heart Foundation and recipient of countless humanitarian awards, Williams called on the graduating seniors to do nothing less than change the world.

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    Senior Commemorative Video
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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.