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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  • Claudia Colina ‘25

    Junior leads RE with fifth place at speech and debate nationals

    Claudia Colina ‘25 placed fifth in the nation in Dramatic Interpretation at the 2024 National Speech and Debate Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 16-21, as Francesca Lopez ‘24 won recognition for her fourth straight nationals appearance and Eduardo Michelsen '25, Daniela Garcia '26, Miranda Silva '26 and Hannah Risin '25 reached the final rounds.
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  • Bill Bermont ’93, Albert E. Dotson Jr.,  Jorge A. Gross Jr. ’97, Kristen McMahon and Camilo Miguel Jr.

    RE board bids farewell to alumni award winner, welcomes five new trustees

    School leaders welcomed four new trustees – Bill Bermont ’93, Jorge A. Gross Jr. ’97, Kristen McMahon and Camilo Miguel Jr. – and one returning trustee – Albert E. Dotson Jr. – to the 2024-25 Ransom Everglades Board of Trustees on July 1, 2024. Their arrival coincided with the departure of 2024 Head of School’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Service to the School recipient Rudy Prio Touzet ’76, who stepped down from the board after 15 years of service, and conclusion of the two-year term of Jonathan Fitzpatrick as board chair.
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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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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.