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.
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RE at a Glance

List of 8 items.

  • 1168

    Students Enrolled in Grades 6-12
  • 10:1

    Student to Teacher Ratio
  • 15

    Average Class Size
  • 59%

    Students Identify as Multicultural
  • $8.3

    Million Awarded in Financial Aid Annually
  • 25

    Varsity Sport Teams
  • 55+

    Courses in the Performing and Visual Arts
  • 60+

    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.
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Recent News and Events

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  • The Year of the Dragon Lunar New Year Celebration at La Brisa

    RE launches the 'Year of the Dragon" during Chinese New Year festival

    Ransom Everglades kicked off The Year of the Dragon with a rollicking Lunar New Year festival on a brilliantly bedecked Touzet patio. Tradition, celebration and fun converged at the upper school on Feb. 13 as RE students, parents, faculty, staff and friends gathered to enjoy Chinese delicacies and music, dance and acrobatics performances. The Chinese Parent Committee, the school’s Chinese Culture Club and the many students in the Chinese classes of faculty member Xiaohong Teng organized the events and helped decorate La Brisa with red-and-gold lanterns and silk dragons. Photo Gallery
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  • RE Combined Bands

    Middle school band students practice and perform at winter concert

    Middle school band students participated in a novel winter concert that was part-performance and part-high-stakes practice session. Middle school band director Cathi Leibinger used the Spring Pre-Evaluation Concert on Feb. 13 at Swenson Hall to showcase her students' progress while also putting their burgeoning skills to the test in preparation for an upcoming musical performance assessment. Photo Gallery
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  • Ransom Everglades' Silver Knight nominees

    Twelve nominated for Silver Knight Awards

    Ransom Everglades nominated 12 students who excel in service and various scholastic realms to compete for prestigious Silver Knight Awards in May. The nominees and their award category: Nathan Kaplan ’24, Athletics; Thomas Crowley ’24, Business; Jake Perdigon ’24, Digital Media; Rowan Tolon ’24, Drama; Lauren Page ’24, English; William Charouhis ’24, General; Emma Dvorkin ’24, Journalism; Victoria Paraoulaki de Miranda ’24, Math; Christine Keedy Brown ’24, Music and Dance; Kaitlyn Gonzalez ’24, Science; Gabrielle Lieberman ’24, Social Science; Ian Fox ’24, Speech.
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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. 

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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.