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

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  • Jaz Puri '28, Jack Gonzalez '28, Harlan Hoenig '28, Parker Jelke '27, Mr. Mauro, Lucas Gonzalez '27, Aarav Jindal '26, Zach Corbin Cheah '27, Patrick Keedy Brown '26

    Seventh grader finishes first in National History Bee

    Parker Jelke '27 finished first in his age group in the National History Bee for the second straight year as he and teammates Zach Corbin Cheah '27, Lucas Gonzalez '27 and Jaz Puri '28 also claimed third place in the National History Bowl in Orlando June 17-20. Their efforts led a host of impressive performances, including a first place in the written exam on cartography by Jacob Aronow '26.
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  • David Clark '86

    David Clark '86 returns to Ransom Everglades

    Message from Interim Head of School Rachel Rodriguez and Associate Head of School John King:

    Dear Members of the RE Community,

    We are thrilled to announce that David Clark ’86, whose deep ties to Ransom Everglades are matched by his extraordinary experience in independent school leadership, is returning to RE in the new position of Chief Operating Officer, and he will also serve as Interim Head of the Upper School.
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  • Bowden Fellows, Class of 2023

    Eight rising seniors receive Bowden fellowships

    Eight rising seniors are launching summer research projects as the latest recipients of Dan Leslie Bowden Fellowships in the Humanities at Ransom Everglades. Ian Barnett '23, Lucia Rose Dahn '23, Olivia Drulard '23, Sofia Gudino Ruffa '23, Jack Harris '23, Kyle Ng '23, Mason Signorello '23 and Liv Steinhardt '23 were selected to pursue work in subjects ranging from classical music composition to cryptocurrency. 
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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.