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Each student,
future prepared.

Located in the heart of Lower Manhattan, Léman is an IB World School that prepares students ages 12 months through grade 12 to be confident leaders and global citizens with a sense of purpose.

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Located in the heart of New York City's most historic district, Léman Manhattan Preparatory School is a co-educational independent learning community and International Baccalaureate World School committed to educating, empowering and inspiring students from early childhood through 12th grade to be confident, independent critical thinkers.

Léman at a Glance

Serving students from
12 months-12th Grade



Only Boarding Program
in New York City


average class


of faculty have
advanced degrees


athletic teams


of students live in lower Manhattan


of graduates are accepted to highly selective colleges *

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June 14, 2024

Léman Celebrates the Classes of 2014 & 2019 at Reunion 2024!

On Friday, May 31st, Léman welcomed back members of the Classes of 2014 and 2019 in celebration of their five and 10 year anniversaries, respectively.

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June 10, 2024

Léman Celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

June marks LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, a time to celebrate LGBTQIA+ history and culture; honor those who fought for justice and equality during the Stonewall Uprising; and actively strive towards creating a more inclusive future for all. Read on to learn about how our community came together to commemorate this time.

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June 10, 2024

Léman to Offer Extended After-School Programs for Early Childhood Students

Starting in Fall 2024, students in PreK 2-4 will be able to attend after school classes until 5:30 PM, further meeting the needs of Early Childhood families.

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