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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  • David

    Another state title for senior runner

    David "Chuli" Serra '24 won the cross country state championship on Nov. 17, topping the second-place finisher from the Bolles School in Jacksonville by just over two seconds. Serra's finish in the Florida High School Athletic Association Class 2A boys' 5,000 meters  in 15 minutes and 19.5 seconds gave him his third individual state championship in the last six months – he also claimed track and field state titles in the 1,600 and 3,200 last May. Serra headlined a great performance in Tallahassee by the Raiders' boys' and girls' teams, both of which earned sixth place.
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  • Middle school students pose with their Thanksgiving baskets

    Students donate hundreds of items for Thanksgiving food drives

    Ransom Everglades' annual Thanksgiving food drives inspired generosity and participation and provided food for neighbors in Coconut Grove and Miami. Upper school students donated more than 400 bags of groceries to Miami Rescue Mission and middle school students filled baskets for 42 families connected to the Frankie Shannon Rolle Community Resource Center. Students on both campuses helped pack the goods for distribution on Nov. 17, the last day of school before Thanksgiving break.
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  • Shaan Tak '29 and Maya Bhandari '28

    Students on both campuses celebrate Diwali

    Ransom Everglades celebrated Diwali, the Festival of Lights, on both campuses with events that showcased traditional Indian dance, clothing, storytelling, food and arts and crafts. A visit by children’s author Mitali Banerjee Ruths kicked off the festivities at the middle school, which culminated in a sprawling carnival on Nov. 10 featuring a lighting of diyas, a fashion show, a video presentation, street food and dancing. At the upper school, dozens of students joined an impromptu Bollywood dance tutorial on the Lewis Family Auditorium stage before participating in a range of arts and crafts organized by the Asian Students Association in the Ansin Breezeway.

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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.