About

RE at a Glance

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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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  • 115 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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  • Accreditations & Memberships

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

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  • Students Enrolled

    1091
    in grades 6-12

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  • Teacher/Student Ratio

    1:10
    average in grades 6-12

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  • Class Size

    15
    average class size

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  • Diverse Community

    52%
    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

    31%
    faculty of color

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  • ACCOMPLISHED AND DEDICATED FACULTY

    74%
    of faculty hold advanced degrees

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  • ACCOMPLISHED AND DEDICATED FACULTY

    19%
    of faculty hold doctoral degrees

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  • ACCOMPLISHED AND DEDICATED FACULTY

    21 years
    average faculty tenure

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  • Student-Centered

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

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  • College Enrollment

    100%
    of graduates enroll in four-year colleges or universities

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  • College Enrollment

    87%
    of students attend colleges outside the state of Florida

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  • College Applications

    185
    The Class of 2018 applied to 185 different colleges.

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  • College Admissions

    164
    The Class of 2018 was offered admission to 164 different colleges.

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  • College Matriculation

    64
    The Class of 2018 is attending 64 different colleges. Learn more.

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  • Advanced Placement

    1000
    College Board’s AP exams taken annually in 24 different Advanced Placement courses

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  • Advanced Placement

    84%
    of students score 3 or higher in Advanced Placement exams

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  • AP Scholars

    228
    after the 2018 AP exams: 32 National Scholars, 110 Scholars with Distinction, 43 Scholars with Honor, 43 Scholars

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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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As of September 30, 2018

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.