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 a nearly 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.

  • 1136

    Students Enrolled in Grades 6-12
  • 9:1

    Student to Teacher Ratio
  • 14

    Average Class Size
  • 56%

    Students Come from Multicultural Backgrounds
  • $7.2

    Million Awarded in Financial Aid Annually
  • 25

    Varsity Sport Teams
  • 60+

    Courses in the Performing and Visual Arts
  • 50+

    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

List of 3 news stories.

  • Kinga Lampert

    Breast cancer awareness kicks off homecoming week

    Leading off homecoming activities on both campuses, Breast Cancer Research Foundation Co-chair Kinga Lampert addressed students during assembly, spreading awareness of breast cancer and encouraging everyone to get involved in the fight for a cure. Lampert, an RE trustee and past parent, answered questions from Bella Sayfie Ranawat '26 in the Lewis Family Auditorium Oct. 4 and middle school gym Oct. 3.
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  • Theodore Ma '23 and Derrick Ma '24

    RE brothers each earn perfect score on AP Computer Science exam

    Brothers Theodore Ma '23 and Derrick Ma '24 earned a remarkable double; each earned a perfect score on his AP Computer Science A exam. The brothers, who took the test a year apart, not only received the highest score of "5," but also Theodore was one of 356 test takers worldwide to earn every possible point (0.48 percent) on the 2021 exam, and Derrick was one of 369 (0.47 percent) to earn perfect marks in 2022, according to the College Board. The brothers took the course under RE STEM faculty member Eric Lefebvre.
  • Students celebrate their fund-raising effort

    Students raise $4600 for hurricane relief

    Ransom Everglades students raised $4,621 for those on Florida's west coast devastated by Hurricane Ian in a short-notice, one-day fundraising effort on Sept. 30. The drive, intended to get immediate aid to those who need it, was organized by the Student Government Association. The money collected was sent to the All Faiths Food Bank in Sarasota.
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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.