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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  • Middle School Picnic draws a crowd

    Middle school families enjoyed a host of activities on the Everglades Campus while getting to know one another better at the annual Middle School Picnic, which was interrupted by lightning warnings but still drew a crowd and offered indoor and outdoor entertainment. The Sept. 18 event organized by the Ransom Everglades Parents' Association offered games on the field and in the gymnasium; arts and crafts in classrooms; a uniform REpurpose shop in the library; and food and beverages.
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  • Middle School Back-to-School Night assembly

    RE welcomes parents for back-to-school nights

    Ransom Everglades leaders welcomed parents back to campus as faculty members wowed them in the classroom during the first in-person back-to-school nights in three years. Hundreds attended the Middle School Back-to-School Night September 8 and the Upper School Back-to-School Night on September 15, even though rain pelted both campuses shortly before the events began.
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  • Ransom Everglades National Merit Semifinalists

    RE students named National Merit Semifinalists

    Ten Ransom Everglades seniors earned National Merit Semifinalist recognition on Sept. 14 and will contend for $2,500 National Merit Scholarships. Arjun Badwal ‘23, Ryan Berkshire ‘23, Leon Fein ‘23, Theodore Ma ‘23, Nico Maynulet ‘23, Dylan Miner ‘23, Loren Pearson ‘23, Adrian Stone Perez ‘23, Alexis Tie-Shue ‘23 and Marco Zhao ‘23 earned the recognition with their performance on the PSAT examination last year.
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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.