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.

  • 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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  • NASA TechRise Student Challenge winners from RE

    Students submit payload for high-altitude ballon ride

    Student-scientists Annabella Miki ’25, Chloe Alfonso ’24, Connor Alfonso ’26, Derrick Ma ’24, Dieter Manstein ’25 and Nelson Manstein ’26 finalized and submitted a science project that will be tested this summer aboard a high-altitude commercial balloon sponsored by NASA and Future Engineers. The project, one of 60 from around the nation selected for the balloon ride, will measure the impact of ultraviolet light on DNA as it flies to an altitude of 70,000 feet.
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  • The 2023 Dan Leslie Bowden Fellows in the Humanities

    Eleven juniors named 2023 Dan Leslie Bowden Fellows in the Humanities

    Eleven Ransom Everglades rising seniors will undertake summer explorations in a variety of fields and at destinations across the globe with the support of 2023 Dan Leslie Bowden Fellowships in the Humanities. Christine Keedy Brown '24, Leah Croom '24, Emma Dvorkin '24, Daniela Gardiner '24, Trinity Haish '24, Camille Lugo '24, Skye McPhillips '24, Elisa Sotero '24, Julia Torto '24, Jude Yeo '24 and Mike Zoi '24 were named recipients of Bowden fellowships in late April after the most competitive selection process in the fellowships' seven-year history.
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  • David

    Serra wins two state championships in track and field

    In just his second year competing in track and field, David "Chuli" Serra '24 won state titles in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters at the Florida High School Athletic Association Outdoor State Finals in Jacksonville on May 19 – one of the best performances in RE track and field history – with dominant finishes in both events. A former soccer player, Serra finished the 1,600 in four minutes, 12.10 seconds, more than six seconds ahead of the second-place finisher, and he won the 3,200 with a time of 9:06.66, nearly seven seconds ahead of the silver medalist.
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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.