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.
Learn More

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.
Learn More

Recent News and Events

List of 3 news stories.

  • RE retains the oar

    Raiders secure oar for the fifth straight year

    A standing-only-room crowd at Robert E. Walker Field cheered on the Raiders as they defeated Palmer Trinity 34-26 in the 49th annual battle-for-the-oar game, retaining the oar for the fifth straight year. In a game that honored the favorite teachers of each of the players, the Raiders were led on offense by Ryan Bienstock '24 and Niemann Lawrence '28 as the defense saved the day with a late goal-line stand.
    Read More
  • RE celebrates Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month

    Middle school students enjoyed the food, music and culture of Hispanic and Latino countries during a campus-wide Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month celebration on Sept. 15. The festival spread over the middle school courtyard offering stations for cuisine, performances and activities. Students enjoyed colorful arts and crafts, an interactive world map, a chocolate-tasting course, a soccer competition, Samba dancers, street-fair-style food, paletas and traditional music.

    Photo Gallery
    Read More
  • Students address their peers on academic integrity

    Student leaders discuss academic integrity

    Ransom Everglades student leaders addressed their peers on the issues of academic integrity and ethical decision-making during an upper school assembly on Sept. 19 at the Lewis Family Auditorium. Members of the RE Honor and Disciplinary Committee and Holzman Center of Applied Ethics Advisory Council explained the school's Honor Code and recent changes to the Student Handbook, advising their fellow students to know the rules and lean on peers, faculty members and advisors when they need help making sound ethical decisions.
    Read More

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. 

Interested in learning more about this journey, or beginning your own? Click below for more information.
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.