About

RE at a Glance

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  • 116 years of tradition, excellence

    Since 1903 the school has emphasized rigorous academics and experiential learning, developing ambitious and confident students who strive to meet and solve great problems, serve others, and make the world a better place.

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  • OUR Founder's PHILOSOPHY

    We teach students to 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.


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  • COLLEGE-LEVEL ACADEMICS

    Innovative curriculum that empowers students to own their learning, exposes them to global perspectives and integrates technology while preserving traditions of student-centered, discussion-based learning.

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  • Students Enrolled

    1106
    in grades 6-12

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  • Teacher/Student Ratio

    1:10
    average in grades 6-12

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  • Class Size

    14
    average class size

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  • Diverse Community

    54%
    of the students come from multicultural backgrounds

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  • Diverse Community

    20%
    students who speak languages other than English at home

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  • Diverse Community

    33%
    faculty of color

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  • DEDICATED AND INVOLVED FACULTY

    76%
    of faculty hold advanced degrees

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  • DEDICATED AND INVOLVED FACULTY

    20%
    of faculty hold doctoral degrees

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  • DEDICATED AND INVOLVED FACULTY

    20 years
    average faculty tenure

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  • Sports

    73
    teams in 26 sports

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  • Financial Aid

    $6.1
    million in financial aid awarded annually

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  • Financial Aid

    $30,777
    average tuition awarded to 17.9% of students

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  • Summer Internships

    Students engage in real-world learning experiences at museums, research labs, engineering firms, local universities and web design companies in the summer.
    Learn more about 
    Summer Learning Through Internships and Mentoring.

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  • INDEPENDENT STUDY

    Students may apply for independent study with faculty mentors in various fields. It's an opportunity to pursue an advanced course of inquiry beyond the curriculum, such as interdisciplinary investigation, practicum in the arts, in-depth experiment or original research project.

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  • Student-Centered

    100%
    of humanities courses employ student-centered, discussion-based pedagogy

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  • Advanced Placement

    946
    College Board AP exams taken by 379 students

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  • Advanced Placement

    94%
    of students scored 3 or higher in Advanced Placement exams

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  • AP Scholars

    214
    after the 2019 AP exams: 32 National Scholars, 104 Scholars with Distinction, 32 Scholars with Honor, 46 Scholars

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  • College Admissions

    146
    The Class of 2019 was offered admission to 146 different colleges. Learn more.

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  • College Enrollment

    92%
    of students attend colleges outside the state of Florida

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  • Community Service

    30+
    More than 30 co-curricular clubs perform community service; in addition, every athletic team has a community service component.

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  • Accreditations and Memberships


    Southern Association of Independent Schools | AdvancED | NAIS | NACAC | SACAC | ACCIS | CSEE | Independent Curriculum Group | Mastery Transcript Consortium
As of September 30, 2019

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy as to Students

Ransom Everglades School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Coconut Grove, FL 33133
Middle School2045 South Bayshore DriveTel: 305-250-6850
Upper School3575 Main HighwayTel: 305-460-8800
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 mission of Ransom Everglades School is to provide an educational environment in which the pursuit of honor, academic excellence and intellectual growth is complemented by concern for the physical, cultural and character development of each student. 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.