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.

  • 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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  • RE students in a UM classroom

    Middle schoolers experience virtual reality at UM

    RE's middle school Interactive Design in Virtual Reality class met with professors and graduate students at the University of Miami to learn more about immersive technology, including virtual, augmented and mixed reality. RE faculty members Jessica Merrick and Pedro Silva led the Nov. 16 trip to UM's School of Communications in Coral Gables, which allowed students to experience student research projects and UM-led real-world initiatives.
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  • RE students help measure sharks

    Six sharks tagged on recent student expedition

    Students in RE's Marine Field Research classes tagged and tested six sharks during a pair of research trips out on Biscayne Bay in November. Under the direction of shark expert and RE faculty member Kristine Stump and scientists from the Field School, RE students traveling on a 55-foot research vessel assisted with full-scale scientific work-ups of each shark while also helping to place tags that would allow the creatures to be tracked.
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  • Middle school students pack Thanksgiving baskets

    Collections on both campuses put food on Thanksgiving tables

    Ransom Everglades' annual Thanksgiving drives helped provide Thanksgiving meals for families in Coconut Grove and Miami. Upper schoolers collected 423 bags of groceries, 14 turkeys, three hams, $640 in cash and checks, and $865 in gift cards for Miami Rescue Mission's annual "pack the pantry" drive, as middle school students filled 42 large containers with Thanksgiving food and grocery gift cards for Coconut Grove families connected with the Frankie Shannon Rolle Community Resource Center.
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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.