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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  • Lauren Page '24 and Victoria Paraoulaki de Miranda '24 received honorable mentions at the Silver Knight Awards

    Seniors win recognition at annual Silver Knight Awards ceremony

    Lauren Page '24 and Victoria Paraoulaki de Miranda '24 won honorable mention recognition at the 66th annual Silver Knight Awards ceremony at the James L. Knight Center on May 22. They were among 60 students in Miami-Dade County recognized for academic excellence and community service; Page in the English and Literature category and Paraoulaki de Miranda in Mathematics. Nearly 800 students in Dade and Broward counties were nominated for the prestigious awards in 15 disciplines: ial science, speech, vocational technical and world languages
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  • Salutatorian Elliot Gross '24

    Seniors begin commencement week with the Baccalaureate/Senior Send-off

    The countdown to commencement for the Class of 2024 began with a Baccalaureate/ Senior Send-off on May 19 that featured speeches that inspired – and drew laughs – as well as the traditional bricklaying and class dinner in the Anderson gymnasium. Seniors and their parents gathered in the Lewis Family Auditorium for the salutatorian address by Elliot Gross '24, student performances, goodbyes from school leaders and a huge welcome to the RE alumni community from faculty members Paul Natland '02 and Jenny Carson '03 and Director of Advancement Vicki Carbonell Williamson '88.
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  • Erick Gross '24 and Christine Keedy Brown '24

    Two students named 2024 National Merit Scholars

    Christine Keedy Brown '24 and Erick Gross '24 were named 2024 National Merit Scholars and will receive National Merit $2500 Scholarships from the prestigious scholarship program that began in 1955. The students were among 2,500 scholarship recipients selected from about 15,000 finalists.
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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.