About

RE at a Glance

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  • 117 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

    1130
    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%
    of students 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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  • FELLOWSHIPS IN THE HUMANITIES

    Rising seniors may apply for fellowships that support summer projects, which courageously explore what it means to be human. Learn more about the Dan Lesllie Bowden Fellowship in the Humanities and the student projects.

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  • INDEPENDENT STUDY

    Students may apply for independent study for credit with a faculty mentor in most academic fields. It's an opportunity to pursue an advanced course of inquiry beyond the curriculum.

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  • GLOBAL ONLINE ACADEMY

    With permission and faculty guidance, students may also select
    “beyond the AP” courses with Global Online Academy, a virtual
    space to learn, create and collaborate. Learn more about Global Online Academy.

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  • Advanced Placement

    553
    College Board AP exams taken by 152 juniors in May, 2020; 25 AP courses offered

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  • Advanced Placement

    93%
    of juniors scored 3 or higher in Advanced Placement exams, 78% earning 4s and 5s

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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

    156
    The Class of 2020 was offered admission to 156 different colleges. Learn more.

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  • College Enrollment

    93%
    of students attend colleges outside the state of Florida; 100% attend four-year colleges

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  • Student-Centered

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

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  • Financial Aid

    $7.2
    million in financial aid awarded annually

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  • Financial Aid

    $30,884
    average tuition awarded to 20.5% of students

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  • Varsity Sports

    24
    Varsity sports with nationally recognized teams in sailing, golf, volleyball, soccer and water polo. Learn more about athletics.

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  • Fine and Performing

    arts
    Wide-ranging and robust offerings in art, music and theater that involve a large percentage of Ransom Everglades students. Learn more about the arts.

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  • Co-Curricular Organizations

    50
    Nearly 50 upper school student-led/faculty-supported interest and affinity groups on campus. Learn more about co-curricular activities.
As of August 24, 2020

Accreditations and Memberships

Southern Association of Independent Schools | AdvancED | NAIS | NACAC | SACAC | ACCIS | CSEE | Independent Curriculum Group | Mastery Transcript Consortium


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.