About

RE at a Glance

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  • 118 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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  • A Private School with a Public Purpose

    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

    1121
    in grades 6-12

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  • Teacher/Student Ratio

    1:9
    average in grades 6-12

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  • Class Size

    14
    average class size

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  • DEDICATED AND INVOLVED FACULTY

    78%
    of faculty hold advanced degrees

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  • DEDICATED AND INVOLVED FACULTY

    18%
    of faculty hold doctoral degrees

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  • DEDICATED AND INVOLVED FACULTY

    19
    years average faculty tenure

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  • Diverse Community

    56%
    students identify as multicultural

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  • Diverse Community

    22%
    of students speak a language other than English at home

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  • Diverse Community

    36%
    faculty of color

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  • College Admissions

    172
    The Class of 2021 was offered admission to 172 different colleges. Learn more.

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  • Advanced Placement

    92%
    of juniors scored 3 or higher in Advanced Placement exams, 76% earning 4s and 5s

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  • AP Scholars

    95
    juniors earned various AP scholar distinctions after the 2021 AP exams

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  • Financial Aid

    $7.3
    million in financial aid and tuition remission awarded annually

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  • Financial Aid

    $34,200
    average tuition awarded

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  • Financial Aid

    19%
    of students receive financial aid

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  • Varsity Sports

    24
    Varsity sports with championship-winning teams/individuals in track and field, soccer, sailing, lacrosse, swimming, golf, tennis and water polo. Learn more about athletics.

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  • Performing and Visual Arts

    60+
    courses in the performing and visual arts. Learn more about the arts.



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  • Co-Curricular Organizations

    50
    upper school student-led/faculty-supported interest and affinity groups on campus. Learn more about co-curricular activities.

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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 Leslie Bowden Fellowships 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 regular 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.

As of August 23, 2021

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.
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.