Ranney strive to cherish and nurture our students’ unique talents and interests, cultivate lifelong relationships, advance healthy competition, and inspire a balance of mind, body, and character—all of which guide our students to reach their fullest personal potential.
Students across all divisions can choose from more than 50 globally-minded clubs and activities that meet during activity periods and after school. For example, students take pride in producing award-winning publications
, leading diversity clubs and workshops, and even creating new clubs
where groups of students can pursue similar passions, such as yoga, music or cooking, as well as planting and harvesting in our community garden. Students also have opportunities to lead through roles in student government and honor societies (see below), and by addressing their peers at monthly Town Hall gatherings.
Middle and Upper School students may also participate in one or more of our 15 different sports
offered across three seasons (fall, winter, and spring), including: baseball, basketball, crew, cross country, fencing, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, sailing, soccer, softball, swim, tennis, track and field, and winter/indoor track. Our 40-plus Middle School, JV, and Varsity teams compete in the Shore Conference B-Central Division and the Non-Public B South NJSIAA Conference. Our youngest Ranney Panthers participate in age-appropriate physical education and aquatic instruction.
Ranney’s Performing Arts
program includes band, chorus, and orchestra, beginning in 3rd grade, as well as annual dramatic & musical productions
, starting in 4th grade. Our young thespians and musicians have earned multiple Count Basie nominations and awards, as well as top awards at Forensics and music honors festivals. Our Visual Arts
program includes ceramics, painting, sculpture, glass, 3-D design, photography, and more across all divisions. Our students have earned numerous Scholastic Art & Writing Gold and Silver medals, and are featured in our award-winning publications.
These vast opportunities encourage and inspire students to lead honorably, think creatively, and contribute meaningfully — key facets of our school’s mission.